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dgwillis_76137
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Can the amount my ex wife gets from my Railroad retirement pension under a Qualified domestic order be counted as alimony and thereby be entitled to a deduction?

 
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NewGuy
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Can the amount my ex wife gets from my Railroad retirement pension under a Qualified domestic order be counted as alimony and thereby be entitled to a deduction?

If it is never reported as income to you, then it is not considered alimony and is not deductible.

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NewGuy
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Can the amount my ex wife gets from my Railroad retirement pension under a Qualified domestic order be counted as alimony and thereby be entitled to a deduction?

is that money reported on your 1099-R or paid to her directly and never reported as income to you?
dgwillis_76137
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Can the amount my ex wife gets from my Railroad retirement pension under a Qualified domestic order be counted as alimony and thereby be entitled to a deduction?

Paid to her directly
NewGuy
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Can the amount my ex wife gets from my Railroad retirement pension under a Qualified domestic order be counted as alimony and thereby be entitled to a deduction?

If it is never reported as income to you, then it is not considered alimony and is not deductible.

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