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IRS Form 8379: Injured Spouse Allocation

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has the power to seize income tax refunds when a taxpayer owes certain debts, such as unpaid taxes or overdue child support. Sometimes, a married couple’s joint tax refund will be seized because of a debt for which only one spouse is responsible. When that happens, the other spouse is

Injured Spouse

Injured Spouse The phrase “injured spouse” has absolutely nothing to do with being literally hurt. In taxes, you may be an injured spouse if you file a joint tax return when your partner has past debts the IRS can collect. Also if you should be obtaining a reimbursement, the IRS could utilize all or component