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Subject:  Re: Uncooperative, Signature Date:  3/28/2013  5:07 AM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  118177 of 121598

I've been filing married jointly the last 6 years. This year, things are contentious with my wife, and I don't believe she will sign the IRS form.

I am the sole breadwinner. Do I need her signature to file jointly?


Yes

Or is there a workaround.

No

Don't even think about faking her acquiescence, on paper or electronically. The trouble she could cause you ain't worth it.

Phil
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