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Tax Considerations for Those Divorcing – Changes in Withholding

On Behalf of | Oct 7, 2022 | Divorce And Tax-Related Matters

When people go through a divorce, the change in their relationship status also affects their tax situation. IRS considers a couple married for filing purposes until they get a final decree or divorce.

UPDATE WITHHOLDING – When someone becomes divorced, they usually need to file a new Form W-4 with their employer to claim the proper withholding. If they receive alimony, the recipient may have to make estimated tax payments.