Innocent Spouse Relief
If the IRS trying to collect taxes from you that are actually your spouseís or your ex-spouseís IRS tax liability, De Luna Law may be able to help you. There are many situations where one spouse may owe the IRS for taxes and the other spouse is being pursued by the IRS for tax liability they didnít incur or may not be liable for.
The Internal Revenue Service recognizes that in some situations the spouse or ex-spouse is innocent. As such, the IRS offers innocent spouse relief to those spouses and ex-spouses that have no liability on their tax record yet have married individuals that have IRS tax liabilities owing to the IRS. Innocent spouse relief means that the IRS will only assess penalties, interest, and related fines from the individual that actually owes the back taxes.
Every innocent spouse case is different and even in situations where you might believe the facts are straightforward, an IRS Agent, IRS Revenue Officer, or IRS Auditor may see things differently. Be eligible for innocent spouse relief usually requires illustrating the facts to the IRS. At De Luna Law, our tax attorneys understand the federal tax laws as well as the administrative policies and procedures or the IRS. This knowledge and experience can be invaluable when negotiating innocent spouse relief. As a former IRS Agent for over a decade, Mr. De Luna has the hands on experience working with IRS auditors, Revenue Officers, IRS appeals officers, and most every kind of IRS representative in the tax controversy process. Having the experience as a tax attorney and certified public accountant who has previously worked for the IRS can sometimes provide a unique insight of a tax controversy case to get a client innocent spouse relief.
If you need help with innocent spouse relief, contact us at 800-897-4076 to see how we can help you resolve your IRS tax debt problems.