Form 8857, Request for Innocent Spouse Relief
Taxpayers file this form to request relief from tax liability, plus related penalties and interest, when they believe only their spouse or former spouse should be held responsible for all or part of the tax.
Other Items You May Find Useful:
Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation
Formulario 8857(SP), Solicitud para Alivio del Cónyuge Inocente
Notice 2011-70, Equitable Relief Under Section 6015(f)
Publication 504, Divorced or Separated Individuals
Publication 971, Innocent Spouse Relief
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