Buffalo Divorce Attorney Discusses Filing a Joint Tax Return the Same Year You Were Divorced
As an experienced Buffalo Divorce Attorney, people are always concerned about how to address taxes during the years or year that they’re obtaining a divorce. It can be confusing. To answer this question, you really need the advice of an attorney and also an accountant. You should check with your accountant to determine what’s going to be the best resolution for you in terms of whether it be a joint filing or a separate filing. A number of factors come into play to determine that answer, and your accountant is best able to answer that question for you.
In terms of how it’s resolved through your divorce is going to be up to your attorney, and it depends upon whether or not the parties can agree as to how the parties are going to file in that year. Perhaps, the court is going to order either a joint filing or a separate filing depending upon the determination. There are other issues to consider in terms of who’s going to claim the children, who’s going to be head of household, and some other determination in terms of dependencies and exemptions that need to be addressed. All of those issues will be addressed by both your accountant and your attorney.
Are you getting ready to get divorce and are unsure how to file your taxes as a result? If so, contact proficient Buffalo Divorce Attorney Rebecca Talmud.