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Subject: Re: Amending separate to joint Date: 6/6/2012 11:55 PM
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One seemingly simple question that I just cannot find an answer to: What amounts do you put in column A?

The numbers from the first-listed spouse's return, as preiously adjusted if applicable. The spouse's numbers and any other adjustments go in B.

I assume you use software to do this. The most important thing is to start by reading your software's instructions several times. The IRS revamped the form a couple of years ago, and the whole approach in software changed with it. I'm finally getting the hang of amended returns in general, but it's been a struggle.

You might also want to take a look at the IRS form and instructions, both of which have been recently revised.

Phil
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