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ranetta1951
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If by listing my husband's name first, instead of my name, would our re-payment balance be less?

 
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Vanessa
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If by listing my husband's name first, instead of my name, would our re-payment balance be less?

No, listing one name or the other first will not affect how much you pay if you are married filing jointly.  However, if you file each year with his name first it is a good idea to continue filing that way to avoid confusion on your return, especially with some states.

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Vanessa
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If by listing my husband's name first, instead of my name, would our re-payment balance be less?

No, listing one name or the other first will not affect how much you pay if you are married filing jointly.  However, if you file each year with his name first it is a good idea to continue filing that way to avoid confusion on your return, especially with some states.

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