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Child support is not considered to be taxable income for the recipient nor is it a deduction for the person who pays it.
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It depends on how you look at it. The money is not really "free money" if it is used to support the child or children. Keeping a roof over their head and food on the table is quite expensive. So is medical care and utilities.
Most child support recipients see very little benefit from the money if used as it is intended.