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spouse

 A legal marriage partner as defined by state law

spouse

1. A partner in marriage.
2. A life partner.
spousal, adjective
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Selecting only the highest-earning spouse to exercise substantially all the management and control may enable the couple to limit the overall Self-Employment Contributions Act (SECA) tax liability related to the new business income.
According to Makin, when some people remarry, they put all of their assets in joint name with their new spouse or they make wills leaving everything to that spouse.
If the deceased worker started receiving reduced retirement benefits before their full retirement age, a special rule called the retirement insurance benefit limit may apply to the surviving spouse. The retirement insurance benefit limit is the maximum survivor benefit you may receive.
If the surviving spouse reached full retirement age before his or her death, the survivor's benefit will equal 100 percent of the deceased spouse's benefit.
This spouse didn't know that, so it was kind of cool to surprise her husband that way.
2013-34 significantly changes the time in which a requesting spouse must apply for equitable relief under Sec.
The surviving spouse or adult interdependent partner is also granted the right to the use and enjoyment of the household goods during the 90-day temporary possession.
2) property devolved to a spouse by succession or gift during the marriage, unless the will or donation agreement indicates that the property is devolved as joint community property;
* Equitable Relief may apply when a spouse does not qualify for innocent spouse relief or separation of liability relief for something not reported properly on a joint return.
Yet if a Respondent spouse wishes to defend his or her marriage vows against the allegations in the Petition, they are called "contentious Respondents." With such all-encompassing criteria (see above) to work with for Canon 1095.2 it is not surprising that some priests actually boast they can invalidate any marriage.
The former head of AIG, Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, transferred assets to his spouse immediately after he was thrown out of AIG by the board and was sued by the Attorney General.
Prior to the 1998 Restructuring Act, the courts would have held that granting Lora innocent spouse relief could not have affected Isaac's tax liability since he still would be liable for the entire deficiency under the joint and several liability rule.