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Subject:  Re: Uncooperative, Signature Date:  4/13/2013  10:44 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  118413 of 121114

Follow up: she surprised me by emailing me that she intends to file married filing separately. She asked for all her tax document, which basically consist of a few medical bills that won't be tax deductible, and a $100 gift the charity.

She has no income, so I'm not sure what she'll accomplish.


Maybe you'll understand better after you do your homework reading about community property in Pub 555. That will also give you a better understanding of what information she needs from you.

My new question: if I'm the sole source of income, can I claim her as a dependent?

No.

Phil
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