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kmbaz
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My divorce was finalized 12/28/2016. I had taxes coming out as married my W-2 is showing married status becuase my last check of the year was married status

So I still file married or divorced?
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MinhT
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My divorce was finalized 12/28/2016. I had taxes coming out as married my W-2 is showing married status becuase my last check of the year was married status

As you are no longer married on December 31, 2016, you should file as Single.

If you have a qualifying child and pay more than half of the cost of keeping up a home, you can file as Head of Household.

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MinhT
Expert Alumni

My divorce was finalized 12/28/2016. I had taxes coming out as married my W-2 is showing married status becuase my last check of the year was married status

As you are no longer married on December 31, 2016, you should file as Single.

If you have a qualifying child and pay more than half of the cost of keeping up a home, you can file as Head of Household.

**Say "Thanks" by clicking the thumb icon in a post
**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"
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