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lizbrod_13
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Where does my refund go if my husband owes but I do not. Does it get taken off to pay for him?

 
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MinhT
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Where does my refund go if my husband owes but I do not. Does it get taken off to pay for him?

If your spouse owes back taxes or child support, you can file jointly and file form 8379 - Injured Spouse with your tax return. This will prevent the IRS from intercepting your share of the refund to pay your spouse's debt.

Please read this TurboTax FAQ on how to file form 8379:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3326788


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MinhT
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Where does my refund go if my husband owes but I do not. Does it get taken off to pay for him?

If your spouse owes back taxes or child support, you can file jointly and file form 8379 - Injured Spouse with your tax return. This will prevent the IRS from intercepting your share of the refund to pay your spouse's debt.

Please read this TurboTax FAQ on how to file form 8379:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3326788


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