Posts Tagged Alimony

Big Changes Coming in 2019 to the Tax Treatment of Alimony Under New Tax Law

Posted by Tentinger Law Firm

Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“H.R.1”), recently signed into law by President Trump, big changes are coming in 2019 to the tax treatment of alimony, or spousal maintenance, as we call it here in Minnesota. Spousal maintenance refers to payments after a divorce from an ex-spouse that earns a higher salary or has… Read more »

Minnesota’s New Cohabitation Alimony Reform Bill

Posted by Tentinger Law Firm

Minnesota’s new Cohabitation Alimony Reform Bill (HF 1333), which was passed with overwhelming support in both the Minnesota legislative house and senate, went into effect on August 1, 2016.  This law applies to individuals that were married, divorced and are now cohabitating with another adult, but are still receiving alimony from their ex-spouse.  The idea… Read more »