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How Does Alimony Affect Your Taxes?

Alimony, also known as spousal support or maintenance, is a regular payment made by one spouse to another after divorce or separation. While it’s essential to ensure financial stability for the receiving spouse, it’s equally important to understand the tax implications of alimony, as they can significantly affect your financial situation. In this article, we’ll explore how alimony affects your taxes and what you need to be aware of during and after divorce. 

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ERC Scams Are on the Rise – Don’t Fall Victim

The IRS issued warnings to businesses of a rise in Employee Retention Credit scams. Optima CEO David King and Lead Tax Attorney Philip Hwang provide helpful guidance on how to recognize the warning signs of an ERC scam and what to do if you’ve already fallen victim to one.

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Are Military Benefits Taxable?

Military service members receive various benefits and compensation packages from the government to support them and their families. One common question that often arises is whether these military benefits are taxable. The answer isn’t always straightforward, as it depends on the specific benefit and various other factors. In this article, we will explore the tax implications of military benefits and help service members better understand their financial situation.

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What You Need to Know About Hiring Your Kids for Work

As a parent, you may be looking for opportunities to teach your children valuable life lessons, including those related to money and work ethic. One unique way to do this is by hiring your kids for work within your family business or household. Not only can this provide your children with valuable skills and experience, but it can also have significant tax benefits for both you and your child. In this article, we’ll explore the ins and outs of hiring your kids for work and navigating the tax implications.

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