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omaracarrie
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My wife is being listed as the tax payer on my state taxes. I am listed as the spouse. I work she does not, will this affect my state or federal return amount?

 
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ToddL
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My wife is being listed as the tax payer on my state taxes. I am listed as the spouse. I work she does not, will this affect my state or federal return amount?

No, you are both equally considered to be "the taxpayer" on a joint return (federal or state). They just want to use one of your names for internal tracking purposes, and also for labelling paper copies of your return in case they are ev er needed.

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ToddL
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My wife is being listed as the tax payer on my state taxes. I am listed as the spouse. I work she does not, will this affect my state or federal return amount?

No, you are both equally considered to be "the taxpayer" on a joint return (federal or state). They just want to use one of your names for internal tracking purposes, and also for labelling paper copies of your return in case they are ev er needed.

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