Topic: Alimony

Taxes on Alimony: Who Pays Them?

Taxes on Alimony: Who Pays Them? Your divorce is final and you are now receiving alimony from, or paying alimony to, your ex-spouse. But wait — what about the taxes? What will you owe the next time you file your tax return? The short answer under federal tax law is: if you are receiving “qualifying” Continue Reading…

Alimony in Pennsylvania: More Women Are Paying It

Alimony was traditionally paid by a man to his ex-wife after the couple divorced. But the world was somewhat different way back when. Today, more women are working (even after having children) and many are out-earning their husbands. As a result, when a dual-income couple divorces and the wife’s income exceeds her husband’s, a court Continue Reading…

Spousal Support in PA: Your Questions Are Answered!

There are three basic types of support that may be payable to a spouse or ex-spouse in Pennsylvania:  (1) Spousal Support, (2) Alimony, and (3) Alimony Pendente Lite. Each type has a very specific definition and each is available under different circumstances. The following questions are among those most often asked by individuals trying to get a Continue Reading…