We Have an IRS Payment Plan But My Husband Just Died. What Do I Do? – Maggie

“Dear Steve, My husband recently passed away. I know I have to file taxes for him and I since we were married, but my question is do I still have to pay any taxes that we owed from previous years. He was making a payment once a month. Do I have to continue to do … Read more

My Husband Passed Away. Can I File My Taxes as Single Now? – June

“Dear Jim, my husband passed away we always filed jointly..can I file as being single this year? will I have to file his income tax…what is the best root to pursue? June” June: Thanks for your question. First of all, I am sorry for your loss. Your first question: Can I file jointly with my … Read more

My Mother Was Recently Widowed and Lost Half Her Income. – Mo

“Dear Steve, My Mother who is 68 yrs. old was recently widowed. Her and my step-Father were already on a limited income. She gets s/s beniftits of approx $800.00 per mth. Along with a small Retiremet check of $110.00 per mth. She will now loose the $900.00 of my Step-Fathers S/S income. Basically Half of … Read more