Category: Marital Law

Marital Law

2019 Ushers in New Tax Treatment of Alimony by Sandra Perez, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Sandi Perez

Married couples considering a divorce in 2019 should first meet with their tax advisors and accountants to ensure their settlement negotiations reflect the way in which the new federal tax law treats alimony payments beginning this year. For more than 75 years, alimony was treated as a tax deduction for the payor and taxable income […]

The Tax Implications of Divorce and Separation by Joanie B. Stein, CPA

Posted on October 30, 2017 by Joanie Stein

Among the many financial and emotional issues that couples will encounter on their road to a divorce are the implications that a final dissolution of marriage will have on their taxes. Following are some important tax-related issues for separated and divorcing couples to keep in mind. Tax Filing Status Legally separated and divorced couples have […]