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gilbsd
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Married joint return and Irs withheld the whole refund for Dept of education obligation. This should only be on my spouse. What can I do???

 
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SweetieJean
Level 15

Married joint return and Irs withheld the whole refund for Dept of education obligation. This should only be on my spouse. What can I do???

Do you live in a Community Property State?
gilbsd
Returning Member

Married joint return and Irs withheld the whole refund for Dept of education obligation. This should only be on my spouse. What can I do???

No, Indianan is not a community property state
DoninGA
Level 15

Married joint return and Irs withheld the whole refund for Dept of education obligation. This should only be on my spouse. What can I do???

You can file a Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation to receive your portion of the tax refund.

See this TurboTax support FAQ for filing a Form 8379 - https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1910698-how-do-i-file-form-8379-injured-spouse-allocation

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