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aaronthorne
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My husband is the sole provider in our household. Looks like I may need to put his name first. I did not do that.

how to I fix this?
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CalCountry
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My husband is the sole provider in our household. Looks like I may need to put his name first. I did not do that.

If you are filing a joint tax return, it doesn't matter which one is listed first.  The first name listed is referred to as the "taxpayer," and the second name is referred to as the "spouse."  However, it's necessary to use the same taxpayer/spouse sequence if you have filed that way previously.

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CalCountry
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My husband is the sole provider in our household. Looks like I may need to put his name first. I did not do that.

If you are filing a joint tax return, it doesn't matter which one is listed first.  The first name listed is referred to as the "taxpayer," and the second name is referred to as the "spouse."  However, it's necessary to use the same taxpayer/spouse sequence if you have filed that way previously.

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