Currently the person receiving alimony pays income tax on the alimony received.  The alimony payer is able to deduct alimony payments from his/her income, reducing the payer’s tax burden. Beginning January 1, 2019, any alimony orders issued from that date forward, the tax burden for alimony will no longer shift from the payer…

  Pennsylvania has its own divorce laws regarding who is eligible to file for a divorce.  Each state protects its jurisdiction and makes sure the appropriate laws are applied to the appropriate cases.  To prevent your case from being dismissed, make sure you meet the Pennsylvania residency requirements.  The most common mistake people make is…

  Alimony payments, typically codified in the terms of a divorce settlement, are separate from child support.  They are the payments that someone gives to an ex-spouse who earns less money. The alimony deduction repeal would affect divorces carried out after December 31, 2018.  The new rule wouldn’t affect anyone already paying alimony.  But it…

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Spousal Support in Pennsylvania is the amount paid to a dependent spouse to assure that person has a reasonable living allowance, or money to provide for living expenses.  In Pennsylvania, spousal support is the title for support paid before a divorce complaint is filed.  When an initial spousal support claim is filed, the parties go…

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