So I can claim the cobra premiums as alimony and add this to my regular alimony and total the 2 for my alimony deductions ?
Does my ex spouse have to claim the cobra premiums as income ?
Currently my ex spouse is assuming the cobra premiums do not need to be claimed as income.
The regular alimony has to be claimed and my ex spouse knows this.
Ok, Thank you
So is this considered "Third Party Payments" per Pub 504, page 13 ?
I give my ex money each month for the Cobra premiums, my ex takes the money and pays the Cobra premiums. I can deduct this as a form of alimony , but since my ex actually pays the premiums from money I send my ex does not need to claim it as income ?