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Posts made in January 2019

Tax Season and Child Support

Tax day is April 15th 2019. Many moms and dads rely on tax returns to receive child support. Here is what you need to know…..

Which parent has the right to claim child on taxes?

The parent who the child spends the most time with may claim the dependent.

Can they take your federal income tax for child support?

If you are behind in child support and your state child support enforcement office collects your payments from you, the IRS will take your tax refund to cover the arrears The IRS will then give the money to the appropriate child support agency.

Can non-custodial parent claim child on taxes if child does not live with him?

Although you may have provided financial support, you may only claim the child if they lived with you for at least six months of the tax year and if you provided more than half of their living expenses for the tax year.

Why didn’t I receive the absent parents tax return for child support?

The absent parent may of not had a return or your child support agency did not have your case set up to receive the return.

How do I make sure I receive the tax return for my child support this year?

File with an agency that gets results and file now.  It may be too late to receive if you wait.  Apply Now APPLICATION