The taxpayer's spouse died at the beginning of 2010. He has no qualifying child. Which status should the taxpayer select when filing his tax return for 2011?
B. Married Filing Separately
C. Married Filing Jointly
D. Qualifying Widow(er)
is it C
tax income - Ms. Sue, Friday, March 2, 2012 at 6:10pm
Since his wife died in 2010 and this tax return is for 2011, then he was not married during 2011. He status is a qualifying widower.