Tax exemptions, tax deductions and Michigan divorce

Tax exemptions, tax deductions and Michigan divorce:  The most comprehensive publication on tax considerations applicable to Michigan divorced or separated individuals is published by the Department of the Treasury – Internal Revenue Service Publication 504 for use in preparing tax returns.  A link to the publication can be found at:


This IRS publication addresses tax filing statues, tax exemptions, alimony tax, qualified domestic relations orders, property settlement transfers and costs of getting a divorce.  (Oh, in case you were wondering, you cannot deduct legal fees and court costs for getting a divorce, but you may be able to deduct fees for appraisals, accountants and actuaries).

In the spirit of tax season, this post will revisit articles that discuss Michigan divorce and tax considerations. 

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