It will depend on whether you are an 'innocent spouse' who couldn't have known.
Strapped states are keeping taxpayers' money longer to solve cash-flow problems.
The auditor was not amused when the taxpayer removed his eye and then removed his -- never mind.
Scammers caught after collecting $2 million in tax returns using identities of the deceased.
Retirees' returns are rejected, and some workers face surprise tax bills because of problems with stimulus measures.
The agency doesn't look kindly on the "taxes are voluntary" and other frivolous arguments against paying.
Letting the fire department burn down your old house to clear land for McMansion is usually deductible.
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