Saturday, August 17, 2013

What are the main differences between filing separately and filing jointly as married?

Q:  If i file separately and married , do i still have to pay tax on half my spouses income as it is considered marital income? Would a prenuptial agreement or post nuptial agreement be able to make it so that i just pay tax on what i personally earn?

A:  David's Answer:  A pre-nup cannot change tax liability between you & the IRS because the IRS is not a party to the pre-nup. -- David Bliven, Westchester Family Law attorney (

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