Legal Question in Tax Law in Georgia

My husbands has his own business that is now closed but he owes payroll taxes...i have opened up a new business in the same building that he closed his business and i now use his old client..can the irs take from my business to pay his payroll taxes for his business that is now closed?

Asked on 10/26/11, 8:52 am

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Scott Riddle Law Office of Scott B. Riddle, LLC
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It is possible, but more facts are necessary. There is personal liability for the payroll taxes that may extend to you and your husband, and perhaps others. Moreover, if you just created a new company to take the old company's assets and change the name, that could lead to liability. Certainly, you should have done all this with legal and accounting advice.

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