Injured Spouse or Innocent Spouse – What am I?


With more and more divorces and second marriages taking place in America, you will probably see an increase in clients needing help with liability for former or new spouse’s tax issues. This rings particularly true for clients with blended families or tax debt. In this webinar, you will learn about injured spouse and innocent spouse. Help your clients determine whether and how they can protect their refund.

This webinar will help tax professionals determine when a taxpayer is an injured spouse or an innocent spouse. It will address the three types of relief for innocent spouses and the completion of Form 8857 along with the completion of Form 8379 for injured spouses.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between injured and innocent spouse.
  • Identify the three types of relief available for an innocent spouse.
  • Correctly complete Form 8857, Request for Innocent Spouse Relief.
  • Correctly complete Form 8367, Injured Spouse Allocation.

Course Details

Our researchers will answer your questions during the presentation. This webinar includes the presentation slides, Q&A transcript and access to the webinar recording.


Presented by: Larry Zimbler, MST, EA

​​​​​How to Earn CPE

​To receive full credit for a webinar, you must respond to at least 70% of the polling questions that are asked by the instructor during the webinar and you must be logged in for at least 90% of the presentation.

Please allow up to 7 days for us to verify attendance and issue certificates.

Cancellation Policy

Because this is an online education offering, it is nonrefundable.

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