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Subject:  Re: File jointly or separately for the newly wed Date:  3/25/2001  5:25 PM
Author:  irasmilo Number:  48993 of 121099

You may file "Married filing jointly" or "Married filing separately", but you cannot file as "Single" if you were married on December 31. There is no "first-year" option.

Ira
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