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Filing Status Definition

December 13, 2017

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Term Definition
Employees determine their tax filing requirements by their status. Filing status can be one of the following: single, married filing separately, married filed jointly, qualifying widow or widower with dependent child, or head of household.

Extended Definition
According to the Internal Revenue Service, to determine his status, an employee needs proof of citizenship status, marital status or spouse’s year of death. They must also identify what household members contributed to maintaining the home.

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