Innocent Spouse Relief

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Sadly, many folks get divorced. When married, they probably filed joint returns making them jointly liable for all tax debts. However, there is some relief. If the IRS goes after you for something that your ex-spouse did, you can elect “innocent spouse relief” that allows you to be taxed on your share of income and deductions. Key: you must make election within 2 years of IRS collection activity

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