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Impact of Marriage & Divorce on Taxes

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How are child support and alimony different for tax purposes?

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1. Mark and Meredith had a child in 2015, what is the income threshold for a married couple filing jointly to receive the child tax credit?

2. Capital gains tax will not be applied to a sale of a home up to _____ during a divorce.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the worksheet and quiz to see how much you know about the impact of marriage and divorce on taxes. How child support and alimony are different for tax purposes and tax benefits of getting married are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools help you gauge your knowledge of:

  • How child support and alimony are different for tax purposes
  • When capital gains tax will not be applied to a sale of a home during a divorce
  • Tax benefits when getting married
  • The amount of taxes that apply to a gift of $32,000 from a married couple to a friend

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on how marriage and divorce affect taxes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the income threshold for a married couple filing jointly to receive the child tax credit
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as child support and alimony for tax purposes

Additional Learning

Impact of Marriage & Divorce on Taxes is a lesson that you can work through any time to study more about:

  • How divorce affects taxes
  • Who gets taxed in alimony
  • Tax considerations to assess when getting married
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