What are the different filing statuses?

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What are the different filing statuses?

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There are five filing statuses:

  1. Single
  2. Married Filing Jointly
  3. Married Filing Separately
  4. Head of Household
  5. Qualifying Widow(er) with Dependent Child.

If more than one filing status applies to you, choose the one that will give you the lowest tax.

Search by filing status in our knowledge base for more information on each. Or see Form 1040 instructions page 15-17.


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