Yes. That would be considered a marital debt that is jointly owed. Both your names are on the tax records, both of you signed the tax forms. You could try talking to the IRS to see if they would garnish her current tax refunds for the remaining amount but I’m not sure how they can work that out.
Same thing happened to me and guess what? The IRS doesn’t give a crap. They will pursue whoever files taxes first and garnish wages of the person who makes more money. I found that out the hard way. I had a separation agreement that says my ex was to pay half, but I have never seen a dime of it. If you two are already divorced, then you would have to take her to something like small claims court where a ruling isn’t even really a ruling. If she doesn’t pay, it just looks bad on her credit.Good luck!
Greetings. Maybe. If you have a court order splitting debt, etc. Otherwise, you may just want to pay half and see if they will go after her for the other half. My understanding is that if you file jointly you are both jointly and severally liable for any and all debts. Check with your CPA and a tax attorney. Good luck.
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Me and EX got audited for 2003 for over $6000 (we filed joint)and she refuses to pay half am I able to take her to court and get a order for her to pay half?