The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created significant ramifications in the divorce context, particularly on the income tax front.

  • This article discusses seven areas impacted by the new tax laws–including taxation of trust income and other important considerations.
  • Issues including taxation of alimony payments, the suspension of the personal exemption and the miscellaneous itemized deduction, as well as possible higher valuations for closely held businesses, are also covered.
  • Family law practitioners must stay informed about how the new tax laws could affect their divorcing clients.

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