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Filing State Returns for Married Couples

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The taxpayers are a married couple. Both live in Maryland; however, one works in New Jersey. They are filing married filing jointly for the Federal. Can they file married filing separately in New Jersey and file married filing jointly in Maryland? Please advise.

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Yes, they can file married filing separately in New Jersey and joint return in Maryland. As per law, if both husband and wife are non residents of ...

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This solution discusses filing of state returns by married couples, references are included.