Are your ex-husband's unpaid taxes from when the two of you were married? If they are and you're legally responsible for the taxes, too, you might need to disclose that. If there's a payment plan, then you'll probably be ok. If the taxes your ex-husband owes are only his, and not from when the two of you were married, then you have nothing to worry about.
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You can go ahead and apply.
On the N-400 Application, You can safely answer "no" questions asking if you owe back taxes or if you ever failed to pay your taxes.
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Disclosure, in detail, goes a long way. Especially knowing that your family tax situation could be reviewed anyway. But also, you should have an attorney to help you with this application process.
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I would be sure to do a thorough review, and be prepared to bring it up in the n-400 interview, and send the relevant proofs along with the application.
Definitely talk to an attorney.
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Your ex husband's unpaid taxes should have no effect on your eligibility, and you can get your tax transcript from IRS.
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