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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 7:54 PM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

I made a joke about Ohio, and attempted to explain a bit about its state tax structure (which really is complex compared to other states, including my home state of CA).

Maybe you did, but you didn't answer my
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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 7:42 PM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

I've never had to prepare an OH income tax return, but I do know that filing MFJ in OH leads to a severe marriage penalty at the state level and more often than not, married couples do better filing MFS. OH is the only state where that is [more]

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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 7:30 PM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

That is not a very nice response to a tax adviser voluntarily responding to your plea for tax assistance especially more or less two weeks before the individual filing deadline).

JAFO


I asked a pretty simple question. If he [more]

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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 7:12 PM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

I would also suggest that if she hasn't done so already, your wife may want to adjust her W-4 to reflect your changed circumstances. Here's a link to the Federal withholding calculator: [more]

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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 5:36 PM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

Sorry - I didn't address that part.

I know you didn't. Instead you dissed Ohio. Next time, keep your opinions to yourself.

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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 5:34 PM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

Simply put, split any way that you feel you can defend at an audit.

Bob


Thank you Bob. I was able to get thru to the IRS and got the same answer. I will finish up with my federal, then go to my state and do that. Then I can [more]

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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:04 PM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

Let me try this again! Don't how I can put it any simpler....

My question is in regards to itemization. How do we split mortgage interest, property taxes, charity, dividends, interest, capital gains? Does it have to be split 50/50? Or can [more]

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crocket838 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:48 AM

Re: MFJ vs MFS

I live in Ohio, so no.

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crocket838 posted to the Tax Strategies board. 10:02 AM

MFJ vs MFS

I have a pretty simple question regarding married filing jointly vs married filing separately.

Wife and I have always filed MFJ. We owed a lot in taxes for 2013 and when I started the paperwork for this year, it looks like we will owe a lot [more]

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