“Innocent Spouse” IRS Relief
You Are NOT Responsible for the Misdeeds of Your Spouse… If You Know What Steps to Take.
You’re in luck! The IRS has provisions for an “Innocent Spouse”.
“Innocent Spouse Relief provides you relief from additional tax you owe if your spouse or former spouse failed to report income, reported income improperly or claimed improper deductions or credits.” – IRS Topic 205
Under certain circumstances, you may be resolved of any misdeeds of a spouse or former spouse involving income tax fraud.
Most married couples file their tax returns jointly. There are certainly benefits to this, but if there were certain “errors” or “mistakes” on your joint return and it was your (present or former) spouse’s fault, you could be in luck. There are provisions in the Tax code that will let you out of a tax burden that was not your fault. But, it will need to be proven. We can help.
To ensure yourself the best possible outcome, it is best to take action as soon as you realize there is a problem.
We can review your situation and help you determine your options and file for Innocent Spouse Relief when necessary.
Ready to come in for an appointment?
Our schedule is very full…but if you call us at (470) 777-4779 or email us we’ll give you two options for coming in right away! We will NOT make dealing with a tax professional as painful as it’s been in the past!
What our Clients are saying
“After years of preparing my taxes personally the initial experience with Michele and her company has changed our approach. We will always have Michele provide tax services. After completing and filing our 2017 we were advised by IRS that we had additional tax obligations associated with equity grants that we forgot to include in our initial filing. Michele was able to quickly assess and amend to minimize our exposure. Michele’s understanding of equity grants and impact on tax burden. Michele’s overall tax knowledge and quick turn are most valuable.”John & Tina E. – Fishers, IN
“When I came in I was stressed to the point of tears. Michele saved me from the turmoil of dealing with the IRS. She is very knowledgeable and helpful no matter the time or day.”Linda A. – Self-Employed Administrator