Equitable Remedy

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Equitable Remedy

Court-ordered action that directs parties to do or not to do something; such remedies include injunctive relief and Specific Performance. Alternatively, a non-monetary remedy, such as an Injunction or specific performance, obtained when a legal remedy such as money damages cannot adequately redress the injury.

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the IRS may grant equitable relief if, under the facts and circumstances, it would be inequitable to hold the requesting spouse liable for any unpaid tax or any deficiency from a joint return.
Consequently, how a couple's divorce decree addresses liability for taxes may have a major impact on the availability of equitable relief.
The Tax Court has supported the IRS's rulings against taxpayers in many equitable relief cases, including Madden, TC Memo 2006-4, Motsko, TC Memo 2006-17, and Lopez, TC Memo 2005-36.
In a trio of cases this spring, the Tax Court widened the availability of equitable relief under IRC [section] 6015(f) for taxpayers with innocent spouse claims.
8; see also "Tax Matters: Time Limit for Equitable Relief Struck Down, De Novo Standard Applied," JofA, July 2009, page 76).
6015(f) does not address a limitation period for claims for equitable relief, the Tax Court found that Congress's intent was that there be no limitation period.
There are a number of threshold conditions that must be satisfied for the IRS to consider any request for equitable relief.
MPEG LA seeks, among other things, declaratory, injunctive and other equitable relief.
Spouses who do not qualify for either of those provisions may seek equitable relief under section 6015(f).
In 2000, Neal petitioned the IRS for equitable relief for the portion of the couple's unpaid tax debt that was attributable to Alimam's income.
The Union shall not be required to post a bond or other security as a condition to obtaining an injunction or other equitable relief against a violation or threatened violation of this Section.