Is Your Client an Innocent Spouse?

Is Your Client an Innocent Spouse?

You suspect your client’s spouse is not paying her or his taxes, filing erroneous returns, or worse—intentionally evading taxes. Is your client innocent? Maybe not, but perhaps she or he is an “innocent spouse.” Liability for Income Taxes Generally, spouses are...
Tax Tips from the Tax Lawyer: Free Filing Services

Tax Tips from the Tax Lawyer: Free Filing Services

This article was written for Contra Costa Lawyer, a publication of the Contra Costa Bar Association. For taxpayers who have adjusted gross income (AGI) below $60,000, there are many free filing options for completing and filing a federal income tax return. (Fees for...