• Change in US Tax Treatment of Alimony & Its Impact on Divorce Negotiation

    Change in US Tax Treatment of Alimony & Its Impact on Divorce Negotiation

    If you have been through a divorce, you have an idea of the processes you have to go through to get it finalized. Well, if you have no clue, divorce legally requires one spouse or ex-spouse to make payments to the other party. Since these payments are often considerable, locking in tax deductions for the paying party has often been a significant matter.Well, with recent adjustments to specific laws, you may have heard that alimony payments under the newly implemented divorce provisions are no longer deductible for federal income tax purposes. The long-time deduction, which had been in place for nearly 75 years, was eradicated via one of... Read More