topic Re: How Do I change my filing status to Married filing separately? Even if the recommendation is to file as head of household. in Get your taxes done using TurboTax https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848346#M332386 <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><EM>"I need to make amend."</EM></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>If you already filed a joint return for 2018 it is too late to amend the return and file married filing separately.&nbsp; The rules do not allow you to change from a joint return to separate returns after the filing deadline, which was April 15, 2019.</P> Thu, 05 Sep 2019 11:56:22 GMT xmasbaby0 2019-09-05T11:56:22Z How Do I change my filing status to Married filing separately? Even if the recommendation is to file as head of household. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to-file/01/848326#M332379 I need to make amend. Thu, 05 Sep 2019 05:25:40 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to-file/01/848326#M332379 jmarron310 2019-09-05T05:25:40Z Re: How Do I change my filing status to Married filing separately? Even if the recommendation is to file as head of household. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848346#M332386 <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><EM>"I need to make amend."</EM></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>If you already filed a joint return for 2018 it is too late to amend the return and file married filing separately.&nbsp; The rules do not allow you to change from a joint return to separate returns after the filing deadline, which was April 15, 2019.</P> Thu, 05 Sep 2019 11:56:22 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848346#M332386 xmasbaby0 2019-09-05T11:56:22Z Re: How Do I change my filing status to Married filing separately? Even if the recommendation is to file as head of household. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848366#M332393 <P>while I agree it's too late to change, why would you want to do this in any event?&nbsp; it's quite unusual that filing married- separate has a better outcome. what are the specific circumstances that cause you to want to do this?&nbsp;</P> Thu, 05 Sep 2019 13:52:17 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848366#M332393 NCperson 2019-09-05T13:52:17Z Re: How Do I change my filing status to Married filing separately? Even if the recommendation is to file as head of household. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848382#M332397 <P>The poster never said anything about "Married filing Jointly" - the poster asked how NOT to file *Head of Household* which TurboTax will recommend if the unmarried (or considered unmarried) tax payer has a dependent and otherwise qualifies.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>You can always change the filing status to force another filing status, but again - why would you want to not file HOH if you qualify for the larger standard deduction for HOH?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><LI-USER uid="461277"></LI-USER> - please clarify the original filing status on the first filed tax return.&nbsp;&nbsp; If it actually was Married Filing Jointly then the other comments apply - it cannot be changed after April 15, 2019 unless you actually were not married at all, in which case you need professional help since that cannot be fixed by amending.</P> Thu, 05 Sep 2019 15:09:16 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848382#M332397 macuser_22 2019-09-05T15:09:16Z Re: How Do I change my filing status to Married filing separately? Even if the recommendation is to file as head of household. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848385#M332398 <P><LI-USER uid="88"></LI-USER>&nbsp;You're right--I might have misinterpreted the original question.&nbsp; We need clarity on what filing status has already been used for the 2018 return that&nbsp;<LI-USER uid="461277"></LI-USER>&nbsp;says needs to be amended.</P> Thu, 05 Sep 2019 15:29:36 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/re-how-do-i-change-my-filing-status-to-married-filing-separately-even-if-the-recommendation-is-to/01/848385#M332398 xmasbaby0 2019-09-05T15:29:36Z
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<P>while I agree it's too late to change, why would you want to do this in any event?&nbsp; it's quite unusual that filing married- separate has a better outcome. what are the specific circumstances that cause you to want to do this?&nbsp;</P>
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<P>The poster never said anything about "Married filing Jointly" - the poster asked how NOT to file *Head of Household* which TurboTax will recommend if the unmarried (or considered unmarried) tax payer has a dependent and otherwise qualifies.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>You can always change the filing status to force another filing status, but again - why would you want to not file HOH if you qualify for the larger standard deduction for HOH?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P><LI-USER uid="461277"></LI-USER> - please clarify the original filing status on the first filed tax return.&nbsp;&nbsp; If it actually was Married Filing Jointly then the other comments apply - it cannot be changed after April 15, 2019 unless you actually were not married at all, in which case you need professional help since that cannot be fixed by amending.</P>
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<P><LI-USER uid="88"></LI-USER>&nbsp;You're right--I might have misinterpreted the original question.&nbsp; We need clarity on what filing status has already been used for the 2018 return that&nbsp;<LI-USER uid="461277"></LI-USER>&nbsp;says needs to be amended.</P>
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