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Where do i post Alimony paid to former wife?

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Level 15

That depends a little on when the divorce was finalized.

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Level 15

For deductible alimony, you'll find the all the relevant input fields by following these steps below:

  1. Go to Deductions > Adjustments to Income;
  2. Click on Less Common Scenarios;
  3. On the line for Alimony Paid, click on the box under Taxpayer or Spouse, as applicable; and
  4. Scroll across to make all the applicable entries.
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Level 13

You must be in that class where the instructor gave you a sample return to solve that involves alimony. 

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Level 3

I thought I read that Alimony was no longer taxable or deductible, Divorce fnal July 2019

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Level 15

Resources from the IRS are the best place to start:




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