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Injured Spouse Relief may protect a spouse filing jointly from liability for tax debt the other spouse incurred prior to marriage. When a joint tax return is filed, and one spouse has outstanding tax liabilities incurred prior to the marriage, the IRS may seize the couple’s entire refund to satisfy those debts, even if the other spouse is not responsible for the taxes owed. Injured Spouse Relief available under Internal Revenue Code Section 6402 offers a solution for this situation by allowing the injured spouse to reclaim their portion of the joint tax refund. I can help an injured spouse demonstrate separate income, deductions, and tax payments, so the IRS will allocate the appropriate portion of the refund.