My question is multiple parts.
I am engaged.
I make 6 figures, own a house, am delinquent on my taxes
3 years, and not great credit score with a lot of debt.
He is an artist who works freelance, makes less than half than I, has filed for bankruptcy and also delinquent on taxes.
1) If we get married at the end of 2009, will write offs (if any) only count toward earnings in the months that we are married or for all of 2009?
2) Will his past bankruptcy hurt me, will i be responsible for paying it off?
3) We are sorting out our delinquent taxes, will we have to be responsible for eachothers' tax burdens
if we file them after we get married, even if it were for years we weren't married?
4) How does getting married help our situation?