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Written by attorney Maya Shulman

Income Considered for Purposes of Support, Fiduciary Duties and New Tax Law

With financial negotiations in divorce, one rule has been clear across state lines for 75 years: Alimony was deductible for the payer, and the recipient paid income tax on it. Now, the new tax code is causing confusion for divorce lawyers, mediators and divorcing couples trying to reach settlement.

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