Q: Large tax liability and wife has not worked.Is the tax liability still 50/50%?
A: There are a lot of factors that will decide this issue. The first factor is whether or not you have already filed a tax return. If you haven't already filed the return, you can prepare it single as well as joint to see which way results in the lowest liability. If you have already filed it, you could possibly amend the return depending on when it was filed.
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