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Omar G Nassar

San Diego Business Attorney.

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  1. My husband filed taxes as single and got a refund; we married before the end of the year. i have not yet filed.

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Curtis Lamar Harrington Jr
    2. Omar G Nassar
    3. Matthew Jason Staub
    3 lawyer answers

    Your husband can file an amended tax return to change his status as married filing separately or to add you on to the return to file as a married couple. Talk to a tax attorney for more help with your specific situation.

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  2. Back taxes for debt settlement

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Gordon R. Leech
    2. Omar G Nassar
    3. Michael J Corbin
    3 lawyer answers

    Unfortunately, you may be liable for the tax debt as you are responsible for what you provide on your tax returns to the IRS. However, as another attorney mentioned, you may be able to get your penalties and interest abated if the IRS finds that you had "reasonable cause" for the error. Basically, the IRS wants to see that you exercised ordinary business care and prudence in preparing your returns. If they find it reasonable that certain settlements were not included, then you may have those...

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