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Child support is not a deductible item on taxes. However, other options and considerations may exist. see link below
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Are child support wage assignments deducted from a payroll check before or after taxes?

  Answer   Uh....it's YOUR family...not mine.   Supporting your children and family any way you want, is NOT tax deductible to anyone. What you purchase for them

Can you deduct for paying child support on my income tax?

  You and the child's mother have to agree who is taking the child deduction (usually the parent with custody), so the child support is probably not deductible. Consult wi

Is child support tax deductible if not then why?

  Unlike alimony, child support is not tax-deductible and the receiving parent does not have to pay taxes on the income. Why? Because child support is designed to replace

Is child support tax deductible?

  No. If you are providing more than one half of the support for the child, you may be entitled to claim them on your tax return.

What is a pre-tax deduction?

A deduction taken out of payroll for something, reducing the income tax is applied to. Hence you get to pay that item with "pre tax" money...which is cheaper than after tax mo

Is child support deductions taxed from pay checks?

Method of making payment makes no difference...check or deduction or whatever.   It is not a deductible payment or deduction on return. Paying for your children is done wit

Is spousal support tax deductible?

Spousal support payments would not be deductible on your income tax return. Only Alimony payments would be deductible on your 1040 income tax return.

How can you cancel child support deductions?

[if you're the obligor] Show the court that: you have custody of the child; the child is deceased; the child has been adopted; the child is emancipated; the child has attained

Can you use your son as a tax deduction since you are paying child support?

You need to review your court orders and the laws in your state. The custodial parent also supports the child. In some states the custodial parent has the legal right to claim