Tax Trails - Filing Status of a U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien Married to a Nonresident Alien

 

Do either of the following apply?

  • You paid more than 1/2 the cost of keeping up your home for the year and a qualifying person lived with you in your home for more than 1/2 the year, or
  • You paid more than 1/2 the cost of a home for the year for a qualifying person who is your father or mother.

See the "Keeping Up a Home" and "Qualifying Person" sections in Publication 501, Dependents, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information.

Yes    No
 

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