do I check itemize or standard deductions?

Newly married in 2017. We both filed differently in 2016. What do I check for itemized or standard deductions last year on one of the questions?


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The initial question about itemized deductions does not affect the your tax return. TurboTax uses your answers to ensure that you are presented with topics that may apply to your current situation. If either of you itemized last year, you may wish to check "itemized" so that you can enter any related information. TurboTax will help you determine if you have enough deductions to itemize this year, or if the standard deduction is more beneficial.

See alsp: How does the itemized deduction differ from the standard deduction?

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