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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 (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)