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I received a car from my ex under court order for his failure

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I received a car from my ex under court order for his failure to make alimony payments. Is the value of the car taxable or is it considered a noncash asset and therefor not taxable?

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The value of the car would be considered alimony and therefore taxable to the recipient
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
In IRS 504 it says noncash asset transfers are not considered alimony for tax purposes. Are you sure you are correct about this?
Your situation differs from the examples in 504 as the car was transferred to satisfy the judgment for past-due cash alimony.
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