TN filing 1040 MFS at 1040 MFJ Pro Forma rate

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nirvana_1959
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TN filing 1040 MFS at 1040 MFJ Pro Forma rate

Post by nirvana_1959 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:46 am

Hello,

Searched the net and didn't find any answer.

Background

Married Canadian citizen working in USA under TN Status
Family living in Canada
I visit Canada (family) about a week in a month

Question

Can I file 1040 MFS with my worldwide income and use 1040 MFJ Pro Forma rate ?

Thanks!

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Re: TN filing 1040 MFS at 1040 MFJ Pro Forma rate

Post by nelsona » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:17 pm

This has been discussed on this forum. You can.
Nelsona Non grata. Non pro. Search previous posts.

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Re: TN filing 1040 MFS at 1040 MFJ Pro Forma rate

Post by nelsona » Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:00 pm

Sorry, missed a slight detail. The treaty allows you to file 1040NR (not 1040 MFS) using the pro forma 1040 MFJ rate.
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Re: TN filing 1040 MFS at 1040 MFJ Pro Forma rate

Post by nirvana_1959 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:17 am

Thanks Nelson!

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