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Publication 971, Innocent Spouse Relief

This publication explains when a spouse may be relieved of tax, interest, and penalties on a joint tax return.


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All Revisions for Publication 971

Publication 504, Divorced or Separated Individuals

Publication 555, Community Property

Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation

Form 8857, Request for Innocent Spouse Relief

Formulario 8857(SP), Solicitud para Alivio del Cónyuge Inocente

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 21-Nov-2013