Tag Archives: Amending Returns

Amending to Separate Returns

Today TaxMama hears from Dana in Florida with this question. “I am in a very nasty divorce. We were separated for the past 7 years and for 4 of those years I agreed to file as married filing joint. Can I now go back and re-file as married filing separate? It will not hurt me […]

Recapturing Your Wife

Today TaxMama hears from Cheryl in the TaxParlor who asks, “Can a person go back and amend tax returns to claim a wife who did not have a Social Security Number but has one now? She just received her number in the last 2 months and her spouse wants to amend the last 3 years […]

Amended Return Secrets

Today TaxMama hears from Troy in San Francisco, who tells us, “I made a mistake on my 2002 and 2003 Schedule D. My losses were greater than I reported. Since I already took the maximum $3,000 loss for 2002 and 2003, the only number affected is my capital loss carryover (not my 2003 Adjusted Gross […]

Payments Not Credited

Today TaxMama hears from Jackie who has this problem, “I got a bill from IRS for 2002 taxes. They say I owe $22,000. But I learned that they do not have all my W-2 withholding credited. How long do I have to file an amendment? And should I hire a tax attorney?”