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Regarding the rules applicable to filing of income tax returns, which, if any,

of the following is an incorrect statement:

a.Married persons who file separate returns can later (after the due date of the return) substitute a joint return.

b.The usual test as to when a taxpayer must file a return is based on the total of the following: personal exemption + basic standard deduction + both additional standard deductions.

c.Special filing requirement rules exist for taxpayers who are claimed as dependents of another.

d.Married persons who file joint returns cannot later (after the due date of the return) substitute separate returns.

e.None of these choices are correct.

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d.Married persons who file joint returns... View the full answer

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