Married Filing Separate - Lived Apart from Your Spouse the Entire Year

If your filing status is Married Filing Separate (MFS), you will need to indicate whether you lived with your spouse during the year.

To indicate whether you lived with your spouse:

  1. From within your TaxAct return (Online or Desktop), click Federal. On smaller devices, click in the upper left-hand corner, then click Federal.
  2. Click Basic Information in the Federal Quick Q&A Topics menu to expand, then click Name.
  3. Click Continue, check I lived apart from my spouse the entire year (if applicable), then click Continue.