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rfwhatznext
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My wife and I are filing separately she will be itemizing but I qualify for the standard deduction - will there be penalties for her if I do the standard and she itemizes

 
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jerry2000
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My wife and I are filing separately she will be itemizing but I qualify for the standard deduction - will there be penalties for her if I do the standard and she itemizes

You can not do that. If one of you itemizes, BOTH of you have to itemize. That is the tax law. Do not try to do otherwise.

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jerry2000
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My wife and I are filing separately she will be itemizing but I qualify for the standard deduction - will there be penalties for her if I do the standard and she itemizes

You can not do that. If one of you itemizes, BOTH of you have to itemize. That is the tax law. Do not try to do otherwise.
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