Take These Steps if You Think Your Spouse May Be a Tax Cheat
Do you suspect that your spouse is being untruthful with the IRS? Tax fraud is a serious crime, and you can end up in court. Even if you suspect your partner is filing fraudulent returns, you need to take steps to protect yourself from legal and financial trouble. Why? Any time you sign a tax return, you become equally responsible for what's in it as well as the tax bills related to it.