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 the ad (MORE)

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 (MORE)

Can you claim a deduction in any way for child support payments?

Not unless you are allowed to claim the child as a dependent on your tax return. That option is generally governed by state laws. Not unless you are allowed to claim the chil (MORE)