Taxes

Can Stepparent Spouse Be Held Liable for Other Spouse’s Child Support Obligation?

The simple answer is no, generally a stepparent will not be held liable for their spouse’s child support nonpayments. In fact in Texas the person held liable or responsible for paying child support is the person who has a duty to support the child. Usually the person who has a duty to support is a …

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Claiming a child as a tax dependent who does not live with you

It’s Spring! That time of year when parents nationwide claim their dependent minor children on their federal taxes. Child Tax Credit The Child Tax Credit is a tax-reducing entitlement millions of parents take advantage of each year to offset some of the costs associated with caring for their children. Let’s face it, kids are expensive. …

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