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Can you file as a single if you were married the previous year?

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Filing Single That all depends on whether you are married for the reporting year or not. If you are still married on 12-31 of that year you must either file jointly or seperately. But if you were divorced (not married) then you can file as single. If you support others in your home you may be able to file as head of household.
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