Thanks to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last year, there’s a new tax benefit for employers: the employer credit for paid family and medical leave. As the name implies, employers may claim the credit based on wages paid to qualifying employees while they are on family and medical leave.
With the divorce rate hovering just below 50 percent, divorce is a painful reality for many people both emotionally and financially. The last thing on anyone’s mind is the effect a divorce or separation will have on their tax situation. Furthermore, most court decisions do not take into account the effects divorce or separation has on your tax situation, which is why it’s always a good idea to speak to an accounting professional before anything is finalized.