Divorce & Marriage Issues
I Receive Both Alimony And Child Support For My Children . Is Either Payment Taxable ?
Alimony or separate maintenance payments must be included on your tax return as income in the year received. Child support is not taxable and not reportable. Likewise your ex-spouse can deduct the alimony but cannot deduct the child support.
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