Is pre-divorce maintenance taxable?
September 13, 2006
Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006
I am in the middle of a divorce. I'm separated now and have been receiving "temporary maintenance" since November, 2005. Do I have to report and pay taxes on this amount on my separate income tax return for 2006, or only for the amount I receive after the divorce is final?
Date: Fri, 05 May 2006
Spousal support received before the divorce is final is also taxable income. Alimony can be paid based on a divorce or separation agreement.
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