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How do I prepare a spousal (or coupled) return in TurboTax CD/download?


If you are working on an uncoupled return and you want to leave it to start a spousal (coupled) return, follow these steps:

  1. From the menu on the left side of the screen, select INTRODUCTION > Marital status. The What’s you marital status? page appears.
  2. From the list of options, select your marital status.
  3. Select Continue. Your new marital status is saved.
  4. Click through the following pages until the Information about your spouse or common-law partner page appears.
  5. Enter your spouse’s/partner’s information and select Continue.
  6. Update and verify the information on the remaining pages until your returns are complete.

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