IRS Audit

Receiving an IRS notice is one of the most stressful things to face alone – especially if it is to announce that your Form 1040 Federal Income Tax Return has been selected for audit. Should you attend the audit on your own and represent yourself? Take countless hours of your own time responding and attending…

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Injured Spouse

What exactly is an “injured spouse?” Isn’t there something called an “innocent” spouse? Yes, there is, and they are quite different. For now, let’s define an injured spouse. “Injured” spouse means there is one spouse who has a tax debt and the other spouse doesn’t. This situation normally comes about when, as a single (non-married)…

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Innocent Spouse

When we speak of the concept of Innocent Spouse, we begin by referring to one or more tax returns of a married couple who have filed Married Filing Jointly (MFJ) and who, thereby, have created a joint liability for a federal tax debt. But what if one of the two spouses, an “innocent” spouse, believes…

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