Alimony, Child Support, Court Awards, Damages
Question: Are child support payments considered taxable income?
No, child support payments are neither deductible by the payer nor taxable to the recipient.
When you calculate your gross income to see if you're required to file a tax return, don't include child support payments received.
Category: Interest, Dividends, Other Types of Income
Subcategory: Alimony, Child Support, Court Awards, Damages