For 2017, what is or will be your tax filing status according to your tax return?
This is question 34 on the paper FAFSA.
If you filed or will file a tax return, you must select your tax return filing status for 2017:
- Head of Household
- Married-Filed Joint Return
- Married-Filed Separate Return
- Qualifying Widow(er)
- Don’t know
If you (and if married, your spouse) filed a 1040 or 1040A tax return, select the tax return filing status from the "Filing Status" field of your tax return.
If you (and if married, your spouse) filed a 1040EZ tax return, select Single if you are not married and select Married-Filed Joint Return if you are married.