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    Is there a good summary I can access that would outline the tax deductions we could not take if my husband and I choose to file our taxes as married filing separately instead of married filing jointly? Thanks.

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    I know that you cannot get the following credit:

    Earned Income Credit
    Child Tax Credit
    Additonal Child Tax Credit


    And I belive if your spouse itemized you have to also which can be bad if you don't own a home

    Just a suggestion if you don't want to file with him because he owes money to irs or someone else file a Injured spouse for that way you can get your portion of the refund.

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      This is a link to "married filing separately" information at the IRS website. Not knowing exactly what your situation is, I suggest also consulting a tax professional.

      http://search.irs.gov/web/query.html...ing+separately

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        Thank you for your assistance.

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          tax filing separately

          A married couple is known as to be a single entity. The IRS thinks this is the case also. That said, once a couple has gotten married they must decide whether to file individually or together.
          Betty3
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          Last edited by Betty3; 02-17-2012, 12:02 AM. Reason: remove link to website

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            FreddyHansen, please do not reply to old dead threads. This thread was started in 2006. I'm sure the original poster no longer needs an answer. Thanks.
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