relieved from liability

See: exempt
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Now, you can qualify as an "innocent spouse" and be relieved from liability from a deficiency on a joint return if you did not know about the understatement of tax, you had no reason to do so, and it would be inequitable to hold you responsible for the deficiency.
In typical guarantee arrangements, as well as situations involving recourse liabilities of a general or limited partnership, a partner may not be relieved from liability for state law purposes on the sale or redemption of an interest.
The director then threw himself on the mercy of the court and asked to be relieved from liability under section 727 of the Companies Act.