Is IRS Bound by Social Security Disability Determination?

If the Social Security Administration determines that you are disabled, does the IRS have to accept that determination for tax purposes? It is one government is it not? The court considered this in Gentry v. United States, No. 3:18-cv-00581 (D. Nev. 2019) for the disability exception allowing for a longer period of time to file…

A Closer Look at Innocent Spouse Relief

Innocent spouse relief allows one spouse or ex-spouse to be relieved of liability for an income tax incurred during the marriage.  This relief can provide a much-needed lifeline to taxpayers who are divorced or contemplating divorce. Injured Spouse Relief is not Innocent Spouse Relief Before considering the innocent spouse rules, it is helpful to consider…