Written by attorney Anthony Payman Azemika

Husband's Forged Signature by Wife Means He Doesn't have to Report Taxable Income

U.S. Tax Court has ruled that Husband who neither knew about nor authorized withdrawals made by Wife from Husband’s two IRAs is not a payee or distributee of those funds, need not include them in his gross income for federal income tax purposes, and is not liable for early distribution penalty.

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