should i file married filing seperatly my wife makes much less than i do

i make 115000 and my wife makes 45000 our itemized deductions are around 25000 we live in washington state
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    It is almost always better to file Married Filing Jointly. Many people think they come out better when filing Married Filing Separately but they are filling out their married filing separate returns incorrectly. If one person itemizes deductions then the other one must itemize too, even if it's less than the standard deduction. And there are several credits you can't take when filing separately, like the Child Care Credit, Earned Income Credit, and Education Credits. You also cannot deduct  student loan interest.
    Also to do it online you need to use two separate accounts and pay for 2 returns. The desktop version can do unlimited returns and it has what if scenarios and you can see and enter into the actual forms.

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