June 3, 2019 4:33 PM
No. It is not a loss. It is a divorce settlement. A QDRO payment should go from the plan directly to your ex and she should receive a 1099-R and pay the tax. There is nothing for you to do or report.
**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**