How to File Taxes With a Foreign Spouse?

Answer When married to a foreign spouse, you must either file under married filing jointly or married filing separately. If filing jointly, it is important to also determine the amount of your own and you... Read More »

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How to File Income Taxes With a Foreign Spouse?

Any person who is not a U.S. citizen or national is considered a non-resident alien by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). So, unless she or he is naturalized, your foreign spouse would be conside... Read More »

How to File Taxes When Married & Spouse Is Not Working?

Filing taxes as a married couple when one spouse is not working is essentially the same process as filing taxes when both are working. There are a few issues to remember and some rules to consider ... Read More »

Should I file my taxes separately from my spouse if we filed jointly in the past?

If filing separately results in a lower tax bill than filing a joint return with your spouse, the IRS allows it, regardless of how you filed in the past. Figure your tax both ways (joint return and... Read More »

How do I claim a spouse as a dependent on taxes?

Enter your spouse's name on line 6b of Internal Revenue Service Form 1040. In order for your spouse to qualify as a dependent, certain criteria must be met. If you are maried filing jointly, your ... Read More »