Why is my spouse's financial info needed if I'm filing by myself? Nic Ruiz June 05, 2018 20:38 Updated The court requires your spouse's income because it needs a full financial picture of your family. Related articles Do I Need to Include My Spouse’s Income and Expenses? I didn’t file my tax returns for the last two years. Can I still file for bankruptcy? Someone else helped me pay my bills. How do I indicate this? I'm married. Will filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy affect my spouse? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.