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Tag Archives: dependency exemption

MAKING THE RELEASE OF THE DEPENDENCY EXEMPTION CONDITIONED UPON THE RECEIPT OF THE CHILD SUPPORT DUE

Posted in child support, Practice Issues, Tax Exemption

One of the issues to resolve in a divorce cases is the allocation of the dependency exemptions. While the IRS says that they should go to the custodial parent, by and large, states, including New Jersey feel that they can allocate the exemptions between parents and there is case law to that affect. In most… Continue Reading

Read Matt Levitsky’s Post Entitled “Who Gets to Claim the Child if there is 50/50 Custody?”

Posted in child support, Tax Exemption

Matt Levitsky, an associate in our Montgomery County, Pennsylvania office wrote a guest blog for our fir’s Pennsylvania Family Law Blog entitled "Who Gets to Claim the child if there is 50/50 Custody?" Matt’s post talks about the four prong test and the fact that at the end of the day, all other things being equal, the… Continue Reading

READ MARK ASHTON’S TIMELY AND TOPICAL POST ENTITLED “TAX TIME”

Posted in Divorce, Practice Issues, Tax Exemption

As tax day is around the corner, Mark Ashton, a partner in our Exton, Pennsylvania office, and a contributor the firm’s Pennsylvania Family Law blog, wrote a timely post on that blog entitled "Tax Time." In that article, Mark discusses tax deductions, tax credits and joint tax returns.  I have previously blogged about the issue of… Continue Reading

WHO GETS THE TAX EXEMPTIONS?

Posted in child support, modification

As April 15h quickly approaches and the pressure to get those tax returns completed and filed grows, the issue of which parent can claim a child or children as a dependency deduction for tax purposes becomes more and more relevant. All Property Settlement Agreements ("PSA") or Final Judgments of Divorce should address this issue to avoid… Continue Reading