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If you receive a lump sum payment in lieu of alimony due to

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If you receive a lump sum payment in lieu of alimony due to a prenuptual in a divorce, is it taxable?
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Yes, it would be as an award of spousal support or spousal maintenance (i.e. alimony) is taxable income to the individual who receives the support pursuant to I.R.C section 71(a).

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Let me know if you have any additional questions otherwise a positive rating would be greatly appreciated.

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