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Is maintenance support taxable if the checks maintenance is

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Is maintenance support taxable if the checks for the maintenance is derived from a company owned business. The marriage was of 41 years. Both parties are in their 50's. She has never worked outside the home.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Nishan Parlakian replied 9 months ago.

Hi Michael, I'm sorry for the 41 year marriage dissolving. The IRS considers any income to an individual taxable including maintenance-as you know. The only way it would not be taxable is if the business agreed that they would pay the tax on the support checks. Hope things work out for the best, ***** ***** rate me or please let me know if you require more information.