It’s tax season. Time to gather your financial documents, visit the accountant, sign on the dotted line, and submit your income tax return to the Internal Revenue Service. For many, the process can be frustrating, as the tax code seems to get increasingly complex each year. A pending divorce can complicate matters even more.
If you’re in the process of divorcing –or even thinking that you might be soon –you need to answer this critical question: Is it in your best financial interest to file a joint tax return with your husband?