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michelinericks
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I’m married but we live in separate states and I want to file separately . Why do I need to put his information?

 
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Coleen3
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I’m married but we live in separate states and I want to file separately . Why do I need to put his information?

Because the IRS wants to know who you are filing separately from. Your spouse could file jointly with you without your knowledge (or with someone else) or as single. This is to prevent discrepancies.

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