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mregister72
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Can I file Married Filing Separately on my Federal Taxes and Married Filing Jointly on my Arizona State taxes since it is a community property state?

 
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ChelsiE2
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Can I file Married Filing Separately on my Federal Taxes and Married Filing Jointly on my Arizona State taxes since it is a community property state?

Yes.  

From Arizona Department of Revenue

"You may file a joint return, even if you and your spouse filed separate federal returns. 

You may file a separate return, even if you and your spouse filed a joint federal return."


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ChelsiE2
New Member

Can I file Married Filing Separately on my Federal Taxes and Married Filing Jointly on my Arizona State taxes since it is a community property state?

Yes.  

From Arizona Department of Revenue

"You may file a joint return, even if you and your spouse filed separate federal returns. 

You may file a separate return, even if you and your spouse filed a joint federal return."


timremo
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Can I file Married Filing Separately on my Federal Taxes and Married Filing Jointly on my Arizona State taxes since it is a community property state?

Is this true for all states as well?  Colorado?
timremo
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Can I file Married Filing Separately on my Federal Taxes and Married Filing Jointly on my Arizona State taxes since it is a community property state?

Is this true for all states as well?  Colorado?
SweetieJean
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Can I file Married Filing Separately on my Federal Taxes and Married Filing Jointly on my Arizona State taxes since it is a community property state?

Go to the CO state tax website and check.
TomD8
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Can I file Married Filing Separately on my Federal Taxes and Married Filing Jointly on my Arizona State taxes since it is a community property state?

The rules vary from state to state.  Colorado requires that you use the same filing status on your state return that you used on your federal return.
See page 3:  <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/104Book.pdf">https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/s...>

By the way, it is generally better that you pose your questions as new questions, rather than as comments on a years-old thread.
**Answers are correct to the best of my ability but do not constitute tax or legal advice.
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