For 2016, what is or will be your parents’ tax filing status according to their tax return?

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This is question 82 on the paper FAFSA.

If your parents filed or will file a tax return, you must select your parents’ tax return filing status for 2016:

If your parents filed a 1040 or 1040A tax return, select the tax return filing status from the “Filing Status” field of your parents’ tax return.

If your parents filed a 1040EZ tax return, select Single if your parents are not married and select Married-Filed Joint Return if your parents are married.

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