BM claimed SS7 even though it was our turn...what can we do?
Our stipulation states that we take turns every other year claiming SS on our taxes. This was our year. We filed this week and got a call the next morning that SS was already claimed. DH told BM that she was wrong and she said "Oops, my bad. You can just claim him the next two years in a row."
He told her how we now have to pay to get out taxes amended AND we count on our tax return just like she does! She said she would just pay us the difference (between what we end up getting after we remove him). Well...that ends up being $2400!! There is no way she will ever pay us back that much money. So DH told her SHE needs to amend HER taxes. Well she said she did them herself online and has already gotten the money (which means she has already spent the money)....
What do we do? Take the loss this year and just agree to claim him the next 2 yrs in a row? This means we actually won't get any money back this year and we were counting on it because I'm on maternity leave right now and not getting paid for half of it :(.
How do we make her amend her taxes?