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Unfortunately it is too late to amend the tax return to married filing separately - and you will deal with that jointly filed tax return.
If you are amending that tax return - it should be signed by both spouses who signed the original return.
Please be aware that BOTH spouses would be responsible for the tax debt - so that will benefit both - you and your ex-spouse.
There is nothing we may do with that..
When filing jointly, both taxpayers are jointly and severally liable for the tax and any additions to tax, interest, or penalties that arise from the joint return even if they later divorce. Joint and several liability means that each taxpayer is legally responsible for the entire liability. Thus, both spouses on a married filing jointly return are generally held responsible for all the tax due even if one spouse earned all the income or claimed improper deductions or credits. This is also true even if a divorce decree states that a former spouse will be responsible for any amounts due on previously filed joint returns.
That means - all tax refunds - yours and your ex-spouse's will be garnished.
Thus - it would be in your ex-spouse's interest to cooperate.
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