Tax Refund Offset Going to Spouse's Debt? Injured Spouse Relief May Help

The two most common questions asked when someone files a tax return are how much of a refund will I get or how much am I going to owe.
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Community Property and The Federal Tax Implications

The IRS when assessing and collecting tax debt from a taxpayer follows the federal laws and regulations governing this but, when it comes to community property states ...
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IRS Tax Debt Relief: Do You Qualify For Equitable Relief?

If you don't qualify for other types of relief such as innocent spouse relief under Treasury Regulations ("Treas. Reg.") § 1.6015-2 or relief by separation of ...
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Separation of Liability: A Tool For Splitting Tax Debt After Divorce

Relief by separation of liability may end up being the next best option if you don't qualify for innocent spouse relief. Though this may not clear you completely of ...
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5 Things To Know Before Filing For Innocent Spouse Relief

Innocent spouse relief may be something to consider when determining how to address your back tax issue with the IRS. However, not everyone qualifies for this type of ...
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San Diego Collection Financial Standards - Allowable Expenses

When an individual owes back taxes to the IRS and cannot afford to pay the entire amount (or any amount) they must enter into a "collection alternative" or a ...
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The Joint Committee on Taxation's Comparison on House and Senate Tax Bills has been Released: How will San Diegans be Impacted

On December 7th, 2017 the Joint Committee on Taxation ("JCT") released its COMPARISON OF THE HOUSE- AND SENATE-PASSED VERSIONS OF THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT. ...
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What you Really Need to Know About S-Corp Tax Savings

  If you are self-employed, an independent contractor, or operating a sole proprietorship you may be interested in learning more about a well-known tax saving ...
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Five Things you Should Know About IRS Audits and the Audit Process

Are you at risk for an IRS Audit? There are generally four overarching audit triggers that lead to an IRS audit. Each major trigger will result in a different type ...
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A Deeper Look at How to Stop the IRS from Garnishing your Wages

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is widely regarded as the most powerful creditor in the United States.  Congress has given the IRS vast collection powers while ...
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