Identifying and Helping Injured or Innocent Spouses Webinar


As more divorces and second marriages take place, you'll probably see an increase in clients needing help with a tax debt or liability for their former or new spouse’s tax issues. One of the issues you may face is determining whether a client is an injured or innocent spouse. This webinar will help you determine that, and more, as we walk through the types of relief available and the steps of preparing Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation, and Form 8857, Request for Innocent Spouse Relief.


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

  • Identify an injured and innocent spouse
  • Distinguish between innocent spouse relief, equitable relief, and separation of liability relief
  • Identify when the taxpayer should file Form 8379 or Form 8857
  • Prepare a simple Forms 8379 and 8857

Course Details

Subject matter experts will answer your questions during the presentation. We make every effort to answer as many questions as possible during the webinar but we may not be able to directly address every question.

This webinar includes the presentation slides, attendee top questions and access to the webinar recording.


Presented by: Amy Wall, MBA, EA

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