Will I be taxed for money or property I receive in a PA divorce?

Yes, in some circumstances. Please see our article in the News & Articles section of this website regarding the tax consequences of child and spousal support, alimony pendente lite (APL), alimony, and equitable distribution orders. In 2017, changes to taxation of alimony has been enacted by the federal government that is expected to change the rules. Please contact your CPA or tax advisor for additional information.

Contact our Pittsburgh divorce lawyers to learn about the tax implications of PA support and equitable distribution orders. Our Pittsburgh law office accepts Pennsylvania family law cases including divorce, equitable distribution, spousal support, alimony pendente lite, alimony, paternity and child support matters, child custody cases, juvenile law cases, and related matters in Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Beaver County, Butler County, Washington County, and Westmoreland County (Greensburg). Our law firm accepts Pennsylvania family law cases from other Western Pennsylvania counties including Armstrong County (Kittanning) Clarion County, Fayette County, Greene County, Indiana County, Lawrence County, Mercer County, Somerset County, and Venango County on a case-by-case basis.


The statements in this section are based on Pennsylvania law and have been issued to inform and not advise. The statements are general in nature and individual facts in a given case may alter their application or involve other laws not referred to here.

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