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Question of the Week: Must a newlywed same-sex couple file as married filing jointly or separately, even if they would like to use single or head of household filing statuses?
Must a newlywed same sex couple file as married filing jointly or married filing separately, or can they file as head of household and single in 2020 as they did prior to their wedding?
Excess APTC for 2020 suspended; IRS to adjust already-filed returns
Taxpayers do not need to repay excess advance premium tax credits (APTCs) or file Form 8962 to reconcile the APTC when they file their 2020 tax returns.
Unemployment compensation exclusion on 2020 returns
ARPA exempts the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation per person for 2020.
Form 1040 due date May 17, 2021; IRS gives more relief to Form 1040 filers
The due date to file and pay 2020 individual tax returns (Form 1040) is postponed to May 17, 2021. Penalties and interest will not accrue before May 18.