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I was married for 12 years. My ex always filed jointly. I filed for divorce April 17th 2019. When I went to check for 2018 taxes in the IRS website I somehow only saw my name and nothing else. I’ve been a stay at home mother this entire time.

Why is it that his name all of a sudden was not on the taxes for 2018? His name has been on all other years. He asked for an extension for 2018 after finding out I was filling for divorce. Is it even legal to take me off the 2018 taxes. I filed in 2019
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Manasa Nadig
We will need some clarification to answer this question. When you say you "checked for 2018 taxes in the IRS website", did you mean did you check for the 2018 taxes filed or your wage and income information? If certain requirements were met, it could be possible that your ex could have filed as "Married Filing Separately" and hence you do not see your information. Again, we need more clarification to be able to answer this question more accurately.
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