Not under normal circumstances. The custodial parent does not have to claim child support as taxable income and generally the custodial parent is the one who can claim the child as a dependent deduction.
You don't have to pay your dead husband's child support. However, there might be a claim on the estate.
You probably can't claim a child you're paying child support for period. The IRS rules generally work out that the custodial parent gets to claim the child.
She could file a claim against the estate for the unpaid balance, if any, of support that accrued while the children were minors. There is no statute of limitations on collecting past-due child support.
The government recognizes children up to 18. Up to that age you can get social security and child support (if applicable).
No. But, the child/children of the deceased may have a claim to assets of their father's estate.
Child support cannot be claimed on taxes. A payer of child support may be able to claim the child as a dependent, but the payments are not tax deductible or count as taxable income.
It is impossible to provide a number for this as laws vary depending on the country, state or province in which the case is being handled. Taken into consideration will also be the income of the father, the mother and the number of children requiring support.
Yes, there is no limitation on beginning a case for child support. It's unlikely that you will get much, or anything at all in arrears from the 5 years that you did not request it, but child support is the right of the child and each parent is financially responsible for their children.
Whether you can claim the children on your taxes depends on your divorce agreement. Only one parent can claim per year, in any case.
In most states yes. However, the child will not claim it, rather the custodial parent.
You can only claim a child on your taxes if you provide at least 50% of the FINANCIAL support (through mortgage, food, clothing, education, etc.) for the child. If you provided at least 50% of the support for the child, then you can claim the child for the tax year in which you provided the support.
Keep the claim active with child support enforcement
only 1 parent can claim the child. whom ever the child lives with
Yes, if the couple is responsible for more than half of the financial support pertaining to the child/children. If the support amount is equal, it would be advisable for the parents to try to find an equitable solution w/o involving the court.
Being late or early or on time does is not determining on who gets to claim the child as a deduction
No, child support is not tax deductible by the payer.
Contact Child Support Enforcement every 24 months.
The custodial parent does not have to claim child support monies as income and the non custodial parent cannot claim it as a deduction.
No. In order to claim a child as a dependent the claimant must be able to show they have contributed more than 50% of the child's financial needs, regardless of whether or not a child support order exists.
The person who provided physical custody of the child for more than 50% of the year can claim the child as a dependent, regardless of whether or not back child support is owed.
If you have them 51% of the time. What have to done to get the children returned to the jurisdiction of the court? see link below
In most cases the parent providing the majority of the total support (more than 50%) is entitled to claim the dependent deduction. It is also becoming more common for the divorce decree or child support order to include a specific rule as to which of the parties can claim them as dependents.