As a U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien Married to a Nonresident Alien, What's My Filing Status?


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This interview will help you determine your filing status as a U.S. citizen or resident alien married to a nonresident alien.

Information You'll Need

  • If you can claim someone as a dependent.
  • The percentage of the costs that you paid toward keeping up a home.

The tool is designed for taxpayers who were U.S. citizens or resident aliens for the entire tax year for which they're inquiring and whose spouse is a nonresident alien. If you're a nonresident alien filing Form 1040-NR, or a dual-status alien, please see International Taxpayers.


Conclusions are based on information provided by you in response to the questions you answered. Answers do not constitute written advice in response to a specific written request of the taxpayer within the meaning of section 6404(f) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Estimated Completion Time: 5 minutes

Please Note: After 30 minutes of inactivity, you'll be forced to start over.

Caution: Using the "Back" button within the ITA tool could cause an application error.