Philadelphia, PA asked in Divorce for New Jersey

Q: in my divorce, my husband had a side business he never paid taxes on but made $80,000 yr. Do I include this as income

My husband is a carpenter in union out of Philadelphia - he also owned a side business that makes $80,000 yr - total $180,000

Do I agree with my lawyer and say he only makes $90,000 per year - and not include the landscaping money - because I will get in trouble for tax evasion- even though he did the taxes … (I only signed) - I never knew he didn’t pay taxes - I was the mom & house wife only - he was in charge of all the accounts - and Money

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Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
Answered
  • Clifton, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Since you are represented by counsel, that is the only person who you should direct your questions to. But if you do not believe that the attorney is acting in your best interests, then you should seek a second opinion.

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