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How do I file a return for my deceased spouse?

Married Filing Jointly If your spouse died during the year, you are considered married for the whole year for filing status purposes. If you did not remarry before the end of the tax year, you can file a joint return for yourself and your...

What are the qualifications for claiming a person as a Dependent or a Qualifying Child on my return?

into this exact description, so the IRS has designed five tests to determine whether a child or dependent can be considered an exemption. These five requirements are: • citizenship • support • gross income • joint return • relationship We suggest you...

Whose medical expenses can I deduct on my return?

because of the rules for children of divorced or separated parents. Any person you could have claimed as a dependent on your return, except that person received $3300 or more of gross income or filed a joint return. Any person you could have...

Suggestions for filing your tax return last minute

on the return are accurate. Incorrect numbers can cause a refund to be delayed or deposited into the wrong account. Sign and Date the Return : Taxpayers must sign and date their returns when mailing them in. Both spouses must sign a joint...

Trouble Viewing or Printing Return

In some cases you may need to disable any virus protection software and then attempt to print. If you continue to have trouble printing your return, you may want to try printing from another computer. If you have pop-up blocker/anti-virus...

Will my state return be sent with my federal return?

When you are creating your federal return you also have an option to create a state return. When you choose your state from the list of state returns available, you will also be able to choose what residency status applies to your tax...

How do I file a state return without a federal return?

Much of the information that gets reported on a state return gets listed on your federal return as well. Because of this, you must enter your federal return information as though you are preparing a federal return. When you are done...

What happens to my return once I e-File?

As a user, you prepare your return and then go through the E-File process. At this time, you select to send a Federal-only, State-only * , or Federal and State Combined return. (*Please note that even if you want to send a State- only...

How do I print a prior year return?

To print a prior year return, log in to your account and from the "Your Account" screen click the tab for prior year returns. A list of all prior year created returns within the last three years of the current year will be shown. Select...

Did I also Submit My State Return?

You can verify that your State Return has been submitted by going to www.taxslayer.com and Logging In to your TaxSlayer account. On the Your Account page, you will see a tab that says "Return Status". Here you will see a listing......