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Alimony Archives

Will tax reform end deductions for alimony?

As with any proposed federal legislation, the recently unveiled Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is complex and lengthy. Piercing that veil has already revealed that with every benefit to efforts to reform, there are drawbacks. Some taxpayers will see relief while others will carry a heavier financial burden.

Spousal maintenance: more women paying, more men collecting

More and more women in Arizona and across the country are discovering that when the bloom is off the rose in their marriage, the result might be that they, as opposed to their husband, may end up obligated to pay child support and even alimony. Such is the nature of progress and changing times.

Former MLB player claims alimony on taxes, gets the hook from IRS

Arizona folks who have been a part of a divorce that includes spousal maintenance know that in some instances the payments can result in an income tax deduction. The alimony paid to an ex-spouse is one of the deductions that many look forward to each year, after 12 months of paying for spousal support. However, there are instances when a deduction is not permissible.

Awards & Accolades

DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC and founding attorney DeShon Laraye Pullen received many prestigious honors, including: Small Firm of the Year, Family Law Litigator of the Year, selection to Arizona Super Lawyers and a Superb, 10.0 Avvo rating.

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