The Dependency Tax Exemption: Are you eligible?
With Christmas over and New Year’s Eve quickly approaching, noncustodial parents who pay child support are probably not thinking about whether they are eligible to claim the dependency tax exemption. But they should. First, Look to your Divorce Decree or Paternity Order Since 2011, Indiana law has required that the Court specify in a child support order which parent is entitled to claim the child or children for dependency tax exemption purposes. The court considers a number of factors in fashioning … Continued