i have a ssi # she has an itin # and this year as last we are not getting the recovery rebate credit and the irs took out almost 1,500 from my return . i earned a lilttle over 36,000 she earned 2,000,now she wont sign unless she gets 2,000,is it legal for me to sign her name on the check we dont have a joint checking account.
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You should never sign anyone else's name, especially if they have not authorized you to do so. If your wife refuses to file a joint tax return with you, consider filing separate returns. You should consult your own attorney and tax advisors.
No . If you sign the name if would be a crime. Don't do it, not worth it and she will find out.
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