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

This webinar includes the presentation slides, exam questions, live webinar recording with review questions, and Q&A transcript. CPE is issued after exam is successfully completed.


Presented by: Larry Zimbler, MST, EA

How to Earn CPE

To receive credit for this on-demand webinar, you must make at least one attempt to answer each of the review questions included with the webinar video. You also must successfully pass the course exam with a score of 70% or better.

The course and exam will expire one year from the date of purchase.

Cancellation Policy

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

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