Taxes and divorce might have been the last thing you were thinking about at the time.
But if you’re now separated or newly divorced, it could be worth your while to get some good financial advice before the April 15th tax deadline.
Here are important tax tips for those who are divorced, or are divorcing:
What Is My Filing Status: Divorced or Married?
By law your filing status is determined as of the last day of the calendar year. You are considered unmarried for the whole year if, on the last day of the tax year, you are unmarried or legally separated from your spouse as determined by a divorce or separate maintenance decree.