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If you are facing IRS problems, you may be feeling overwhelmed and alone. The good news is that you don’t have to go through this process alone. There are options available to you, one of which is called innocent spouse relief. This blog post will explain what innocent spouse relief is and how it can help you if you are facing IRS problems in Houston, TX.

What Is Innocent Spouse Relief?

Innocent spouse relief is a way for married couples to avoid being held responsible for the tax debts of their spouse. If you qualify for innocent spouse relief, you will not be responsible for paying any back taxes, interest, or penalties that are owed by your spouse. 

There are three different types of innocent spouse relief: 

  • Separation of liability- This type of relief allows you to be relieved of responsibility for any tax debt that is incurred after the date of separation. 
  • Equitable relief- This type of relief takes into account factors such as domestic abuse or financial hardship when determining whether or not to relieve a taxpayer of responsibility for their spouse’s tax debt. 
  • Innocent spouse relief- This type of relief is available to taxpayers who did not know that their spouses were not paying taxes. In order to qualify for this type of relief, you must show that you did not know about the underpayment of taxes and that it would be unfair to hold you responsible for the debt. 

How Can Innocent Spouse Relief Help Me?

If you are facing IRS problems in Houston, TX, innocent spouse relief can help you by absolving you of responsibility for your spouse’s tax debt. This means that you will not have to pay any back taxes, interest, or penalties that are owed by your spouse. If you believe that you qualify for innocent spouse relief, the first step is to contact a qualified tax attorney who can help you navigate the process and ensure that your rights are protected. 

If you are facing IRS problems in Houston, TX, don’t despair- there may be options available to you that can help reduce or eliminate your tax liability. If you believe that you qualify for innocent spousal relief, the first step is to contact us so we can guide you through the process and ensure that your rights are protected. Call us today!

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