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kerryrussell140
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Me and my wife are married but not together anymore why do I need her ssn

We just haven't devorced and have been separated for over a year

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CherylW
Level 3

Me and my wife are married but not together anymore why do I need her ssn

Her ssn is needed on your return because they will look her return up to make sure she's filing separately as well (or head of household, in some cases).

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CherylW
Level 3

Me and my wife are married but not together anymore why do I need her ssn

Her ssn is needed on your return because they will look her return up to make sure she's filing separately as well (or head of household, in some cases).

DoninGA
Level 15

Me and my wife are married but not together anymore why do I need her ssn

If you are filing as Married Filing Separately the tax code requires you to enter your spouse's name and SS number.
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