I finished my taxes for 2012 - Married filling as single ( Head of the household ). I just want to know that whether i should file form 8857 innocent spouse or Form 8379 Injured Spouse if I don't want to be liable for the spouse taxes. Last year my spouse did Married joint filling, When I did my taxes this year I have entered last year state taxes, my refund went down, i was not sure should i do it or not.
I am not clear on what you are asking. If you are worried that you can be responsible for his taxes for this year, you will not be because you filed married filing separately. If you are referring to another tax year, I would need additional information to answer your question.
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Yes, I agree that more info is needed. But If you are due a refund this year, and if you & spouse had taxes still due on past years' jointly-filed return(s), your refund will be first applied to that past liability, before you can receive any refund.
My suggestion: go speak with a tax lawyer right away. Depending on the amount of past liability due, this maybe should be handled by an experienced attorney.
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