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I understand that personal debt is exactly that, but it is

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Dear Sir/Madam
I understand that personal debt is exactly that, but it is different for the IR who see married people as one unit.
In the past my husband has had a court case with the IR for Tax evasion. He made himself bankrupt and had the court case closed.
I know that he is most likely to have another IR tax case for evasion as he has not paid his taxes again for some time.
We are separated and have our own addresses.
I am most concerned that as we are still legally married the IR can approach me for his unpaid tax bill.
Do I need to be completely divorced from him or is separated enough to disconnect myself from his financial incompetence?
Thank you for your advice.
Susan
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 6 months ago.

Hello Susan my name is ***** ***** I will help you.

How much is the debt do you know please?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It is unknown.I just need to know whether I am liable to pay for any tax for him as I am separated or do I need to start divorce proceedings?
Expert:  Ash replied 6 months ago.

No.

If he owes HMRC it is NOTHING whatsoever to do with you. You wont have to pay it.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for your help. That is all.
Expert:  Ash replied 6 months ago.

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