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My wife was a ca resident. I am active duty military. We live in ct now. my home of record is wi. can I use wi for her residence also? She never lived there.

 
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My wife was a ca resident. I am active duty military. We live in ct now. my home of record is wi. can I use wi for her residence also? She never lived there.

A nonmilitary spouse cannot just choose the service member’s state or “inherit” or “adopt” that state upon marriage.

At a minimum, the spouse must have lived in that service member’s resident state before “claiming” it as their own resident state for MSRRA qualifications. The spouse must also be able to prove residency by being registered to vote, maintaining a driver’s license, and any other residency requirements of that state. 

Military Spouses and State Taxes https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3302300

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My wife was a ca resident. I am active duty military. We live in ct now. my home of record is wi. can I use wi for her residence also? She never lived there.

A nonmilitary spouse cannot just choose the service member’s state or “inherit” or “adopt” that state upon marriage.

At a minimum, the spouse must have lived in that service member’s resident state before “claiming” it as their own resident state for MSRRA qualifications. The spouse must also be able to prove residency by being registered to vote, maintaining a driver’s license, and any other residency requirements of that state. 

Military Spouses and State Taxes https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3302300

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