Consequences of Filing Married Filing Separate

Married taxpayers generally have the option to file a joint tax return or separate returns, a filing status commonly referred to as married filing separate (MFS). If you are married and you and your spouse are filing separate returns, or are considering doing so, you...

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What Is an Offer in Compromise?

Carrying long-term debt is a challenge, but when the money is owed to the government and you see no way to pay what you owe, it can be psychologically and emotionally debilitating. Some people think they can turn to bankruptcy, but that is not the case – bankruptcy...

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ABLE Accounts and Individuals With Disabilities

Congress created Achieving Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts in 2014. Prior to the creation of the ABLE accounts, individuals with disabilities who were eligible for Medicaid or federal Supplemental Security Income were limited to a maximum of $2,000 in assets,...

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