D. Mathew Blackburn's answer You report the 1099-Misc on your return and create a counter entry reducing the amount and add a note stating that the income was reported as a W-2.
Keep all your records. There's a very high chance you'll receive a letter from the IRS in 2 - 2.8 years adding the 1099-Misc back in as income an stating you owe back taxes, interest, and penalties. Then you'll have to provide the documentary evidence showing that you filed your return correctly and the IRS doesn't know what it's doing....
Stuart Nachbar's answer The answer depends on if same was exempted out. Some states follow the federal exemptions and some go with State Exemptions. Talk to your counsel about same and make sure it was properly exempted out.
Frank Huerta Jr's answer If your husband forged your name that is illegal. Unfortunately many non-custodial parents do not fill out the 8332 when they file. If you are entitled to claim the children you will likely have to paper file since the children's social security numbers have been used and you will not be able to file electronically if your ex filed first. You will then likely have to prove that the children lived with you most of the year and you provided for more than 50% of their expenses.
Phillip William Gunthert's answer Very sorry for your loss and the passing of your mother, please accept my condolences and sympathy at this difficult time. You are going to need to contact and work with a Florida Probate Attorney. Any property that is in the name of the deceased person alone, will have to be probated. There are special rules and protections that apply to Homestead property and while an additional filing with probate is required, homestead property is particularly protected and special rules apply and will not...
Michael David Siegel's answer You owe it, or there will be a tax foreclosure. The bank might pay it, but if they have not yet, the bank is not likely to do so in the future. The tax foreclosure goes like a regular foreclosure.
Jonathan David Warner's answer Consider sending her to a VITA or LITC Tax Clinic. They'll be able to review her tax returns and determine whether an Amended Return would be beneficial or appropriate - they provide services free of charge. Hiring a private practitioner would not be cost-effective for her purposes.
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