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april95628
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I took my ex to court last year because he wasn't paying his portion of the divorce debts. I won. Is the money from this judgement considered other income?

The money is for paying the bills he should have paid.
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Vanessa
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I took my ex to court last year because he wasn't paying his portion of the divorce debts. I won. Is the money from this judgement considered other income?

No, divorce settlements are not generally taxable when they are simply taking care of debt incurred during the marriage. This would not be the same as alimony.

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Vanessa
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I took my ex to court last year because he wasn't paying his portion of the divorce debts. I won. Is the money from this judgement considered other income?

No, divorce settlements are not generally taxable when they are simply taking care of debt incurred during the marriage. This would not be the same as alimony.

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