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In Alabama can a couple file jointly, if they filed separately on federal. One spouse only has social security disability which is not taxable separately but part is filing jointly on federal.

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Newly married couple. If they file jointly on federal her social security is partially tax. If they file separate she has no tax liability. Does Alabama have to be filed same on federal or can they file separately. If they fill jointly on Alabama they owe less than filing married separately.

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In brief, Alabama does not require the same filing status as federal. SEE BELOW:

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Filing Status Information

Alabama does not require the same filing status used on the federal return.

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https://www.taxslayerpro.com/kbhelp/53848/Alabama-State-Tax-Information?language=1&page=1&q=Amended

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Tax Professional: Tax.appeal.168, Tax Accountant replied 1 month ago

If I file using the Married Filing Jointly filing status on my federal return, do I have to file a joint Alabama return?
No, you can use the Married Filing Separately filing status.

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https://revenue.alabama.gov/individual-corporate/faq/individual-income-tax/

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