Filing Status

Instructions

Enter the code on line 1 that matches the filing status of your federal return (refer to the following lines on your federal return):

  • 1040 and 1040A, lines 1 through 5
  • 1040EZ, no federal filing status is listed. Select the filing status code 1 or 2, whichever applies

Married Couples Where One Spouse is a Utah Nonresident

A nonresident individual filing a married-filing-joint return with someone who is a Utah resident is also considered to be a Utah resident.

For more information, see:

Same-sex Married Couples

On Oct. 6, 2014 the United States Supreme Court let stand a Utah federal appeals court ruling that allows same-sex marriage. Therefore, same-sex marriages are valid in Utah and legally married same-sex couples must file their Utah returns using the same filing status as on their federal returns.