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novachart
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How do i know if i should file jointly or separately

My husband and I have been separated since may of last year but are not divorced. He did not have enough taxes taken out and I did. Should I file separately?
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KenH1
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How do i know if i should file jointly or separately

In almost every case, you are better off filing jointly.  Your tax withholdings shouldn't affect your decision, since everything will be combined on a joint return.

You can do a what-if analysis here: https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/calculators/taxcaster/

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