Divorce & Marriage Issues

Is there a deadline in which a person can select the Innocent Spouse Relief election ?

Yes. The taxpayer has until two years from the due date that the IRS first attempts to collect tax from you on the joint return to make the innocent spouse election. The election is filed on Form 8857.

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