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e-file federal mfj, state mfs

Level 1

When a couple has two different states of residence, they are filing mfj at the federal level and separately at the state level.

I separated the MFJ account and filed the federal MFJ.  But I can't seem to file the state separately because the message says Return Duplicate SSN.  Is there a way around this or do they have to paper file the states?


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Once the joint fed has been accepted, print out the acknowledgment, then can you uncheck the EF boxes on it and save/exit...you may have to open and save/exit each state after that to make the duplicate message go away.

Level 1

Thanks, Just Lisa Now.  Perfect!  It worked perfectly!