Innocent Spouse Relief

Getting Punished for Their Bad Decisions?

Allies Tax Relief protects its clients from joint tax liability through the IRS provision of innocent spouse relief. Read the following information about what this provision is below, and if you feel as if you qualify, feel out this form for a free consultation with one of our experts.

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What's Innocent Spouse Relief?

Don't be Held Liable for a Spouses Bad Decision

Tax matters can be complex, and when a couple files their taxes jointly, both parties become legally responsible for any tax liabilities, penalties, or interest. However, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recognizes that there may be instances where one spouse should not be held liable for the tax obligations of their partner. In such cases, Innocent Spouse Relief offers a potential lifeline, providing a means for individuals to avoid shouldering the burden of their spouse’s tax debt. This article aims to shed light on Innocent Spouse Relief, exploring its purpose, eligibility criteria, application process, and potential benefits.

Innocent Spouse Relief is a provision within the U.S. tax code that allows eligible taxpayers to be relieved from joint tax liability that arises from their spouse’s erroneous or deceptive tax return filing. It provides a legal path for individuals who can demonstrate that they should not be held accountable for their partner’s tax deficiencies, underreporting of income, or fraudulent activities.

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Are You Eligible?​

We'll Help Determine if You're Qualified.

The purpose of Innocent Spouse Relief is to ensure that individuals who may have been unaware of their spouse’s financial mismanagement or fraudulent actions are not unfairly burdened with the resulting tax obligations.

To qualify for Innocent Spouse Relief, certain criteria must be met. The following conditions need to be satisfied:

  1. Joint Return Requirement: The taxpayer must have filed a joint tax return with their spouse, which resulted in a tax deficiency.
  2. Lack of Knowledge or Involvement: The innocent spouse must be able to demonstrate that they had no knowledge or reason to know that the erroneous or deceptive items were included on the joint return.
  3. No Benefit: The innocent spouse should not have received any significant benefit from the understated tax liability. 
  4. Timely Filing: The request for Innocent Spouse Relief must be filed within a specific time frame. 

How We can Help You

We'll Help Prove to the IRS You're Not Liable.

Navigating the complexities of tax liability can be daunting, particularly when a joint tax return leads to unforeseen consequences. Innocent Spouse Relief is a vital provision within the U.S. tax code that offers eligible individuals a chance to escape joint tax liability resulting from their spouse’s erroneous or deceptive actions.

Taxpayers can seek relief from their partner’s tax debts by understanding the eligibility criteria, following the application process, and submitting appropriate supporting documentation. Innocent Spouse Relief provides financial and emotional respite, allowing innocent individuals to move forward while safeguarding their assets from IRS collection efforts.

It is crucial to consult with a tax professional or seek guidance from the IRS to determine if you qualify for Innocent Spouse Relief or any other form of tax relief. Individuals can secure their financial future and find the comfort they deserve by taking the necessary steps.

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Our Tax Consultants will work with you to figure out the most effective strategy to remedy your tax problems. Then they create a plan for the research team to investigate.

Step One

With plan in hand, our research team investigates all the tax issues discussed in step one. Once finished, the research and recommendations are passed to the Resolution Team.

Step Two

Now the negotiations begin. With knowledge and experience on our side, our negotiators work to get you the best possible resolution from the IRS or State Tax Commission.

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