Is alimony deductible for tax purposes?
The rule changed in 2018. Prior to 2018, the following conditions had to exist in order for alimony to be deductible:
However, in 2019 and on a go-forward basis, alimony is not tax deductible. That means that you get taxed on your income, and then you have to pay it to your ex-spouse with no tax deduction in return!
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