Tax Q&As for American Indians

While tribal membership does not exempt American Indians from federal taxation, some tribal income sources are not taxable. Learn what kinds of tribal income sources are not taxable.

Innocent Spouse Relief

Innocent spouse relief is when the IRS removes your responsibility for all or part of your former spouse’s tax debts, interest, and penalties. Learn what options are available and how the IRS decides if someone qualifies.

Divorce and Taxes

Learn about how divorce or separation affects your tax filing status and eligibility for tax credits, and what you may do if you owe money for your ex-spouse’s taxes.

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a tax break for low-income working families. Learn who may claim the tax credit and the amount.

How to Protect Your Tax Refund

Learn what you can do to get the most out of your IRS tax refund by avoiding costly tax preparation services and loans.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC)

The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) provides free legal help to eligible clients with disputes with the IRS. Learn how LITC can help, and how to apply.