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mylovetbt16
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With my wifes income being 15,000 do i need to file her w2 ? or can i just put her as a dependent?

 
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maglib
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With my wifes income being 15,000 do i need to file her w2 ? or can i just put her as a dependent?

A wife is never a dependent for tax purposes...  You may be crossing dependent vs. exemption.  You always must file your return including all income. Your 2 options are married filing jointly or married filing seperately.  Most benefits are married filing jointly.  

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maglib
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With my wifes income being 15,000 do i need to file her w2 ? or can i just put her as a dependent?

A wife is never a dependent for tax purposes...  You may be crossing dependent vs. exemption.  You always must file your return including all income. Your 2 options are married filing jointly or married filing seperately.  Most benefits are married filing jointly.  

**I don't work for TT. Just trying to help. All the best.
***Say "Thanks" by clicking the thumb icon in a post
**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"
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