Filing Taxes When Married
When a taxpayer is married, there are two tax filing status he or she could choose. The first tax filing status for a married person is married filing jointly and the second if married filing separately. While filing taxes jointly with a spouse allows many more tax benefits than filing separately, there are sometimes reasons why a taxpayer may want to file separately.
If a taxpayer is married, the next question to ask is if the taxpayer is filing separately with his or her spouse.