It was not a "court ordered" separation, simply mutually agreed upon. Divorce is complete. I know that if I'd filed separately I would have received $120 federally and owed $80 to the state. However, if filing separately, he would have owed over $1200. So I agreed to file jointly. I was advised by someone else that if I filed an amended return, the joint return would then be flagged and he would be forced to file separately... Is there no truth to that?
No, married until April of this year. At this point I really don't care about the $, it's more the principle...I only lost $30, but he gained over $3000. (The $ he would've owed plus the return he got instead)
I believe his accountants filed our return electronically, so I would assume it was deposited directly into his account. We did not have a joint account...
So are you telling me that $ had to be deposited in a joint account?
Ok... I don't like your answers, but I know they are most likely accurate. Thanks for your help!