Is the IRS trying to collect taxes from you that you think your spouse or ex-spouse should have to pay? Maybe you didn't understand that your taxes weren't paid in full or there is another reason why it may be unfair for you to pay.
Even if you filed the tax return jointly, you may qualify for innocent spouse relief.
The IRS provides three types of relief. To find out if you may be eligible for innocent spouse tax relief and how to file for it, visit the IRS Tax Information for Innocent Spouses website.
Original Source: Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Adapted and updated by Vermont Law Help