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To qualify for an Innocent Spouse, you must meet all the following conditions:
You must have filed a joint return that has an understatement of tax. The understatement of tax must be due to erroneous items of your spouse.
You must establish that at the time you signed the joint return, you did not know, and had no reason to know, that there was an understatement of tax.
Taking into account all the facts and circumstances, it would be unfair to hold you liable for the understatement of tax; and You must request the relief within 2 years after the date on which the IRS first began collection activity against you. This is after July 22, 1998.
Under Separation of Liability you divide the understatement of tax on
To be sure, you can be responsible for taxes you knew nothing about very easily. If you didn't know anything about the income causing the tax may be grounds for innocent spouse relief.
Innocent spouse relief is NOT a slam dunk. Along with and perhaps more defining of the previous, especially of the term "no reason to know" is the idea that it was hidden from you and you shouldn't have reasonably known, and you didn't benefit from it. More OpinionsThe questioner does not state whether the returns filed are joint or single, therefore the simple answer is:
If the returns were a single filing by the husband the wife bears no liability; if the return(s) were filed jointly she should speak with a qualified attorney about the matter and no one else, in particular any representative of the IRS or state tax division.
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Answer With first acknowleging this is a very complex issue...and another answer is possible under many conditions...like the divorce agreement, etc., … YES EVERYONE REMAINS RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR TAXES, AND FILING JOINTLY MEANS YOUR SPOUSES TOO, UP UNTIL YOU ARE DIVORCED.
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If the wife had power of attorney before her husband died can she get Power of Attorney over late Husband's estate?
No. Only a living person can give a power of attorney. In fact, any power given by a living person is automatically revoked and of no effect upon the death of the giver …of the power. On death only an executor (if there is a will) or an administrator (if there is no will) can handle matters involving the decedent's assets.
The heirs are not personally responsible for the debt, though the spouse may be. The estate has to pay off the debts including taxes. If the estate cannot do so, they distribu…te as best they can. If the court approves the distribution, the debts are ended.
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If you want to keep the car. It depends on the state of residence. In community property states both parties are responsible for all debts incurred during the marriage. In non… CP states the person(s) who made the loan agreement that created the liens are responsible for the debt.
Yes !!!!! that's why she gets half!
It depends if the dept was in both your names or just in his. If the widow co-signed for any of the credit she will be responsible. If the credit was only in his name, then no… she is not responsible. Best advise is to talk to a lawyer
If a woman's husband died would they generally keep their late husband's surname or revert back to her maiden name?
no they would keep the males last name and just change the abriviation.
It depends on when & how the real estate was obtained. (This is a discussion beyond our capabilities here.) Typically the wife would go through the probate process to tran…sfer the deceased husbands interest in the real estate to his heirs.
Most states, yes, so is likely if incurred during union.
That is the reason to create an estate. However, in most cases the spouse will have benefited from the debt and be held responsible.
The wife is not personally responsible for the medical bills unless she signed the paperwork, which is sometimes the case. However, the estate is going to be responsible. Whic…h means that the estate may be depleted and a lien placed on the house. The spouse may not inherit anything.
Yes, Wisconsin is a "marital property" state. This means that both the husband and wife "own" assets AND debt jointly.
A mortgage is in the husband's name the deed is in the wife's maiden name along with the husband's. If the husband dies is the wife responsible for the mortgage that she did not sign?
She is not responsible for paying the mortgage if she didn't sign it. Furthermore, if the bank tried to foreclose, it could only take possession of the husband's half intere…st. The wife should contact an attorney who specializes in real estate law. She is not responsible for paying the mortgage if she didn't sign it. Furthermore, if the bank tried to foreclose, it could only take possession of the husband's half interest. The wife should contact an attorney who specializes in real estate law. She is not responsible for paying the mortgage if she didn't sign it. Furthermore, if the bank tried to foreclose, it could only take possession of the husband's half interest. The wife should contact an attorney who specializes in real estate law. She is not responsible for paying the mortgage if she didn't sign it. Furthermore, if the bank tried to foreclose, it could only take possession of the husband's half interest. The wife should contact an attorney who specializes in real estate law.