If you are married, should you file a joint return with your spouse? Most couples do file a joint return that combines their income and deductions. But before you join that majority, you might want to re-examine your situation.
Divorce is far and away one of the most stressful ordeals two people can go through. Once a couple decides to part ways, many things come to mind: whether to sell the house, where the kids will go, who will take the pets, for instance. Taxes are often the farthest thing from top-of-mind.