Robert J. Fedor, Esq., L.L.C.

October 2015 Archives

Seeking relief from the IRS for a spouse’s tax mistakes

For couples who file taxes jointly, it isn’t enough to let a spouse take care of the taxes and sign on the dotted line when he or she is done. One very important reason for this: you can be held responsible for errors your spouse commits on a tax return. This can lead to fines and possibly other penalties, so it isn’t just a matter of getting a slap on the wrist and a reminder to pay better attention next time.