Do you qualify for injured spouse relief?

Earlier this year, we talked about “innocent spouse relief,” which is something you can seek from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) if your spouse made errors or misrepresentations on your joint tax return without your knowledge. Innocent spouse relief can sometimes...

Why do people have to file their own taxes?

If you're working your way through your taxes, you might find yourself asking one very simple: Why?  It's not that you don't understand why you have to pay taxes, but you may wonder why you have to file them. You are not trained as a tax expert or an accountant, most...