Filing Status

See also: Special Instructions for Married Couples

If you filed federal form:

  • 1040, enter the code that matches the filing status from your federal return.
  • 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ, 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