Injured & Innocent Spouse (2004 IRS FAQ)

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IRS FAQ 1.9 IRS Procedures: Injured & Innocent Spouse



How can I collect child support from my ex-spouse?

You must contact your local child support agency.

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My ex-spouse is delinquent in paying child support. The attorney general has filed some sort of paperwork with the IRS to withhold my ex-spouse's tax refund. How would I receive the withheld refund?

The answer is different for each state. You need to contact the state link to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children & Families Office of Child Support Enforcement where you live to get this information.

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Is there any way to find out if I need to file an injured spouse claim before I file a return?

Your spouse can ask the agency that might be claiming the refund for a past-due debt. Another source of information is the Financial Management Service Help Desk at (800) 304-3107.

References:
  • Form 8379 (PDF), Injured Spouse Claim and Allocation


Can I file my return electronically even though I am filing a Form 8379, Injured Spouse Claim and Allocation?

Yes, you can file electronically.

References:
  • Form 8379 (PDF), Injured Spouse Claim and Allocation

Source: IRS.gov

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