How to you handle filing tax returns when you divorce?

tax courtroomEnding your marriage is stressful and emotional; however, ending up in tax court because you and your spouse both claimed your children on separate tax returns only rubs salt into the wound.  Filing tax returns for the year your divorce can be complicated, especially when there are children involved and you itemize expenses. Communication seems to be the number one lesson that other couples can learn from this couple’s mistake.

For more lessons read, “IRS Case Offers Joint Tax Return Lessons for Divorcing Couples.”

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