See also: Special Instructions for Married Couples
If you filed federal return:
- 1040 or 1040-SR, enter the code that matches the filing status from your federal return.
- 1040NR, enter “1” (Single), regardless of your marital status.
- 1040NR -AND- you are a qualifying widow(er) who marked box 6 on your federal return, enter “5” (Qualifying Widow(er).
Use one of these codes for your filing status:
1 – Single
2 – Married filing jointly
3 – Married filing separately
4 – Head of household
5 – Qualifying widow(er)
9 – See Special Instructions for Married Couples