Filing Status

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- your filing status is qualifying surviving spouse (SS) on your federal return, enter “5” (Qualifying surviving spouse).

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 surviving spouse
9 – See Special Instructions for Married Couples