How to File Income Taxes With a Foreign Spouse?

Answer Any person who is not a U.S. citizen or national is considered a non-resident alien by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). So, unless she or he is naturalized, your foreign spouse would be conside... Read More »

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How to File Taxes With a Foreign Spouse?

When married to a foreign spouse, you must either file under married filing jointly or married filing separately. If filing jointly, it is important to also determine the amount of your own and you... Read More »

Is a spouse responsible for unpaid income taxes?

Usually both parties are responsible for tax debts during the marriage. A spouse might not be responsible for taxes owed before the marriage.

Can You File State Income Taxes Before Federal Taxes?

Although you do not have to file your federal return first, many states' tax returns require information from your federal return. This means you will have to complete your federal return before yo... Read More »

Do I need to file income taxes if all I have is interest income?

Whether you need to file taxes on interest income alone depends on your filing status, age and dependency status. For 2009, a single taxpayer under age 65 with less than $9,350 in taxable income w... Read More »