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hoblob2014
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If my husband owes thousands from back taxes And if I file married but separate and claim our 3 children, is the irs going to take my refund to cover him?

I didn't file last year because money was right. I'm only a year behind
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Bsch4477
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If my husband owes thousands from back taxes And if I file married but separate and claim our 3 children, is the irs going to take my refund to cover him?

A better choice would be to file jointly and file an injured spouse form to protect your share of any refund.

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8379.pdf


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Bsch4477
Level 15

If my husband owes thousands from back taxes And if I file married but separate and claim our 3 children, is the irs going to take my refund to cover him?

A better choice would be to file jointly and file an injured spouse form to protect your share of any refund.

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8379.pdf


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hoblob2014
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If my husband owes thousands from back taxes And if I file married but separate and claim our 3 children, is the irs going to take my refund to cover him?

And how do I attach that off to. The efile
Bsch4477
Level 15

If my husband owes thousands from back taxes And if I file married but separate and claim our 3 children, is the irs going to take my refund to cover him?

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