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Don't Let Divorce Destroy You at Tax Time

Divorce is one of the hardest things you may ever go through. But while you're focused on your now-adversarial relationship with your ex, you shouldn't forget to keep an eye on another entity that may be after a larger chunk of your assets thanks to your split: The IRS.

Who Must File a Tax Return?

In 2010, just under 139 million individual tax returns were filed with the IRS. That number, down about 2% from 2009, represents fewer than half of...

Who must file a tax return?

In 2009, more than 141 million individual tax returns were filed with the IRS -- representing just under half of all households in the U.S. Clearly,...