topic Can a family member sign a joint return for there parent if due to a medical condition one parent is unable to sign? in Get your taxes done using TurboTax https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/can-a-family-member-sign-a-joint-return-for-there-parent-if-due-to-a-medical-condition-one-parent-is/01/596633#M242462 <P>One parent in household has had a stroke leaving them incapable of signing a joint Tax return for 2015.&nbsp; Can the remaining spouse or a family member&nbsp;in good faith sign the&nbsp;1040 form, page two for that person?<BR /></P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:20:53 GMT ezgz 2019-06-06T05:20:53Z Can a family member sign a joint return for there parent if due to a medical condition one parent is unable to sign? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/can-a-family-member-sign-a-joint-return-for-there-parent-if-due-to-a-medical-condition-one-parent-is/01/596633#M242462 <P>One parent in household has had a stroke leaving them incapable of signing a joint Tax return for 2015.&nbsp; Can the remaining spouse or a family member&nbsp;in good faith sign the&nbsp;1040 form, page two for that person?<BR /></P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:20:53 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/can-a-family-member-sign-a-joint-return-for-there-parent-if-due-to-a-medical-condition-one-parent-is/01/596633#M242462 ezgz 2019-06-06T05:20:53Z Yes, the remaining spouse can sign when filing a paper ta... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/yes-the-remaining-spouse-can-sign-when-filing-a-paper-ta/01/596639#M242465 <P>Yes, the remaining spouse can sign when filing a paper tax return:</P><UL> <LI>If you file a joint return,&nbsp;<B>both</B>&nbsp;spouses must sign the return. If your spouse cannot sign because of a medical condition and requests that you sign the return, sign your spouse's name in the proper place followed by the word "by" (your signature), followed by the word "husband" or "wife." Be sure to also sign in the space provided for your signature. In addition, you must attach a statement that includes the form number of the return you are filing, the tax year, the reason your spouse cannot sign the return, and that your spouse has agreed to your signing for him or her. If you are the guardian for your spouse who is mentally incompetent, you may sign the return for your spouse as guardian. See:&nbsp;<A href="https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc301.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc301.html</A> </LI> </UL><P>Also, the remaining spouse can e-file and sign. See:&nbsp;<A href="https://www.irs.gov/Help-&amp;-Resources/Tools-&amp;-FAQs/FAQs-for-Individuals/Frequently-Asked-Tax-Questions-&amp;-Answers/IRS-Procedures/Signing-the-Return/Signing-the-Return-1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.irs.gov/Help-&amp;-Resources/Tools-&amp;-FAQs/FAQs-for-Individuals/Frequently-Asked-Tax-Question...</A></P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:20:54 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/yes-the-remaining-spouse-can-sign-when-filing-a-paper-ta/01/596639#M242465 HollyP 2019-06-06T05:20:54Z
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<P>Yes, the remaining spouse can sign when filing a paper tax return:</P><UL> <LI>If you file a joint return,&nbsp;<B>both</B>&nbsp;spouses must sign the return. If your spouse cannot sign because of a medical condition and requests that you sign the return, sign your spouse's name in the proper place followed by the word "by" (your signature), followed by the word "husband" or "wife." Be sure to also sign in the space provided for your signature. In addition, you must attach a statement that includes the form number of the return you are filing, the tax year, the reason your spouse cannot sign the return, and that your spouse has agreed to your signing for him or her. If you are the guardian for your spouse who is mentally incompetent, you may sign the return for your spouse as guardian. See:&nbsp;<A href="https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc301.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc301.html</A> </LI> </UL><P>Also, the remaining spouse can e-file and sign. See:&nbsp;<A href="https://www.irs.gov/Help-&amp;-Resources/Tools-&amp;-FAQs/FAQs-for-Individuals/Frequently-Asked-Tax-Questions-&amp;-Answers/IRS-Procedures/Signing-the-Return/Signing-the-Return-1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.irs.gov/Help-&amp;-Resources/Tools-&amp;-FAQs/FAQs-for-Individuals/Frequently-Asked-Tax-Question...</A></P>
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