Preparing for Divorce and Tax Matters

Tax Issues in a Divorce

Your federal and state tax situations are affected as soon as you file for divorce. If you have children, your tax situation will also be affected. Some of the tax issues in a divorce include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Payment of or receiving spousal maintenance
  • Dependency exemptions
  • Paying or receiving child support
  • Filing or not filing a joint tax return while the divorce is pending
  • Division of community property and debt
  • Division of retirement and pension plan accounts

Attorney Stolar will work with you and can assist you with understanding the tax issues involved in your particular case.

Attorney Merle Stolar has a Master of Tax Law Decree

It is important you choose an experienced lawyer who is familiar with tax issues to represent you while the divorce is pending. Attorney Merle Stolar holds a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) (Tax) and worked for the U.S. Department of Treasury (Internal Revenue Service) for six years. She brings a unique perspective to your case, and will help you figure out what the tax issues will be as you divide your property and debts, divide pension and retirement plans, determine spousal maintenance, and/or child support, all of which will involve tax implications.

Ms. Stolar has a proven track record, both in and out of the courtroom, with regard to tax issues as they arise in a divorce situation

Schedule an Initial Consultation With the Law Office of Merle L. Stolar, P.L.L.C.

To book a consultation to discuss tax issues related to divorce or other family law matters, contact the firm at (520) 628-7777, Extension 163, or online through email. Located in Tucson, Arizona, the firm handles cases in Tucson and Pima County.