Same Sex Child Support Taxation

As a general rule, spousal support (referred to by the Code as “alimony”) is taxable to the recipient and deductible by the payor. Child support, on the other hand, is not taxable to anyone and it is not tax deductible. Same sex married persons are now treated as...

Garnishing Wages for Child Support or Alimony

If you have a court order requiring someone to pay you child support or alimony, you shouldn’t have to wait for a check in the mail or hear excuses about why someone can’t pay this month. You can have the court automatically take the money out of their paycheck. This...