Could I claim my spouse as a reliant since she doesn’t work

Could I claim my spouse as a reliant since she doesn’t work

That you do not claim a partner as being a reliant. You can only file a tax return as either Married Filing Jointly or Married Filing Separately when you are married and living together. You would like to register as MFJ whether or not one partner has little or no earnings. You will get the best deduction that is standard of12,400 and also you each receive an individual exemption of $3,950. Continue reading « Could I claim my spouse as a reliant since she doesn’t work »