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My husband and I will file a joint federal return this year, as it was a better option than filing separately. However, I am unsure of how to file our state returns because he works for Pennsylvania (pays PA taxes) and I work for the District of Columbia (pay DC taxes). We both live and work in the District, but he works for one of the PA offices of the House of Representatives and is technically a resident of PA. Do we file two separate state returns? Does DC and PA allow a different filing status than the federal return? Any advice would be appreciated.
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