My husband claimed me this year. I have been filing single for the past 3 years. He lives in another state and he does not support me! I have been working all the time with a separate address from him. I need to know what to do because he has no right to claim me because he provides no support to me.
To address the issue you raised, if your husband claimed your exemption and/or filed a tax return as married filing jointly when you did not consent, then he fraudulently filed the return. You can file your return under your own Social but I would recommend also filing an Identity Theft Affidavit and following the IRS's steps for this process. The IRS should then issue you a separate PIN number to include with your later filings to avoid issues with this in the future. You will need to file your own return on paper and the IRS should send you correspondence about the fact that your Social Security Number has already been used on another return and you will have to explain the situation to the IRS to get the IRS to process your tax return.
With regards to your comment that you have been filing as Single, do you have a formal separation decree from a court? If not, then you can only choose to file in one of the married statuses or as Head of Household if you also support a dependent. You can review IRS Publication 504 for more details on this: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p504.pdf
You also may want to consider seeking a divorce or formal separation court decree (if available in your state).
Please note this information is general in nature and based solely on the information you have provided. This does not constitute specific legal advice.
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