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Hello all,
I am in the process of getting a Divorce. My court date to fianalize the Divorce is on January 5th, 2000. Five days into the new year. How do I handle the taxes for that year? I guess the real question I have is do I claim being married for the year or not? I have been told that since I will be married for at least one day out of the upcoming year, I have to file as married. If I do HAVE to file as married, it would most likely be to my advantage to file jointly (which could be a lot of fun.......) because my wife (if she does get a job) will probably not make enough to put herself into the 28% tax bracket, while I am well over that limit. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance. Could responders send me their response as an email also. Thanks.
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