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When Your Spouse Owes the IRS

Have you always relied on your spouse to prepare your tax returns?

Have you received a letter from the IRS about back taxes due that surprised you?

Were you aware of a windfall of income but your spouse didn’t tell you the correct amount?

If the answer to any of the above questions is yes, you may be able to get relief from the penalties and the taxes due by your spouse so that your credit is not ruined and you can get on with your financial life. 

Relief for Innocent and Injured Spouses

The United States tax law includes a provision that can grant relief to people who did not know their spouses were misstating their taxes due. In certain situations, you can apply for innocent or injured spouse relief. (Injured spouse means financially injured, not physically injured, in this case.)

But you must qualify first. 

How We Can Help

If you feel you might be in the situation where the IRS is trying to collect money from you and it is your spouse that should have the debt, then we may be able to help.  Here are the ways we can help an innocent or injured spouse with IRS tax debt:

  • We can consult with you to assess your situation
  • We can explain the options you have for applying for tax relief
  • We can act as your representative to the IRS to handle your case
  • We can complete the forms necessary to apply for relief
  • We can access your IRS file to understand the records they have about your situation
  • We can negotiate your case with the IRS officer

To get started with us, please contact us to arrange for a convenient time to discuss your specific situation.  We will handle your situation in a discreet and confidential manner.  Your privacy is important to us.

Solutions for an Innocent Spouse with Tax Debt

Contact us at no obligation to you so we can understand your specific tax situation and provide advice on the options available to you.  Your tax issue is handled with the utmost confidentiality and privacy.