Primary filer retired in 2020.
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Turk_182
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Primary filer retired in 2020.

Primary filer retired in 2020. Do I need to make her the Primary and start over this year?

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SweetieJean
Level 15

Primary filer retired in 2020.

No.  Leave everything the same.

MinhT1
Expert Alumni

Primary filer retired in 2020.

In a joint return, the order in which the spouses appear on the return has no effect whatsoever on the tax calculations.

 

Keep in mind that the IRS prefers consistency in the spouse naming order of joint filers from year to year. Changing the order is allowed but it could result in processing delays of your tax return.

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