Q: Can my soon to be ex-wife get a hold put on my taxes if I filed first and did everything the right way
I repeatedly asked her to file taxes with me she refused I want to head and filed them on my own as head of household so will start with a text and order Belcourt so that’s a legal separation document and I lived in the house 11 months out of 12 so I filed all three daughters bars and now I’ve been told she has somehow gotten a hold put on my taxes then I wanna know if it’s legal for her to do since I filed first and I did everything right way or if that’s just a bunch of bull hockey
A: When two people file and take the same dependents the IRS will place a hold on both accounts while they investigate and determine who had the right to take the dependents. If this is what happened then you should hear from the IRS. If she is the one telling you that there is a hold on your account and you have not heard from the IRS then I would call the IRS and find out what is going on with your account.
From the information you provided I have no idea who was allowed to take the children. It does not matter who filed first. The IRS would investigate even if you had already received your refund and she filed and took the children as dependents at a later date.
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