Buffalo Child Custody Lawyer Examines Claiming the Children on Your Taxes
As an experienced Buffalo Child Custody Lawyer I am regularly asked whether or not the parties can claim the children as dependents on taxes. It’s important to ask your questions as they relate to your divorce and your tax implications to an attorney and also to an accountant. That’s one of the issues that your attorney is going to help resolve through the divorce process, who can claim the children and in what years. If you’re not able to reach a resolution in that matter, the court does not have jurisdiction to determine that issue.
Neither the family court nor the supreme court will be able to make that determination for you. You and the other party will have to reach a resolution of that issue between you. Generally, parties tend to agree that if there is child support being paid and if that child support is current, then both parties would be able to share the tax dependents claim. There’s a form that needs to be filled out by both parties in order to effectuate the sharing of those claims. You should definitely talk to your attorney about how to share the tax dependency, that that form is filled out with the IRS.
Are you trying to figure out if you can claim your children as dependent? If so, contact experienced Buffalo Child Custody Lawyer Rebecca Talmud