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Innocent Spouse Tax Relief Eligibility Explorer

Injured Spouse

If you and your spouse filed a joint income tax return, and your refund was taken by IRS to pay or satisfy your spouse's past-due obligations, such as:

  • Federal Tax
  • State Tax
  • Child Support or Alimony
  • Student Loans
  • Other Federal Debts


you may be an " Injured Spouse ". You may be entitled to claim and receive your share of the refund.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 15-Oct-2014