The IRS is Not a Party to Your Divorce, Your Agreement Does Not Bind Them

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When a couple signs the dotted line of their divorce agreement, they should know that the IRS is not bound by the terms of that agreement. Evidenced in the case T.C. Memo 2017-80, the Tax Court has sided with the IRS in saying that it is not bound by the terms of a couple’s divorce agreement.

Sam and Mae signed a divorce agreement in 2013 in which the parties agreed that each would both be liable for 50% of their tax liabilities from prior years. In 2013, the couple received deficiency notices for their 2008 and 2009 jointly filed tax returns. …read more

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