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Some Tax Implications of Divorce

GENERAL INFORMATION: Do I have to count the alimony (or maintenance) money that I receive from my ex-spouse each year in my tax forms?Yes. Alimony, or Maintenance, is gross income to the payee (spouse receiving the money) and is a deduction for the payor (spouse paying the money).Can I deduct the alimony payments I make each year to my spouse? more...

Tax Information for Innocent Spouses

After a divorce or separation, the IRS may be trying to collect taxes from you that you think your spouse or ex-spouse should have to pay. Either you didn't understand that your taxes weren't fully paid, or, for other reasons, it would be unfair to make you pay now. Find out if you may be eligible for this tax relief and how to file for it by visiting the IRS page on tax information for innocent spouses:http://www.irs.gov/individuals/content/0,,id=130302,00.htmlReviewed August 2009 more...