Unless you or your spouse have a particularly unusual tax situation, most couples work out a sharing arrangement to allow equal access to the tax deductions that go with having children as dependents.
If you claim your children as dependents in even numbered years, then your spouse would claim them in odd numbered years.
This way, both of you are able to have relatively equal access to the tax preferences that go with having dependent children.
In some situations, different arrangements may be necessary.
When you need help working out the tax implications of custody and child support matters, not to mention the larger issues of asset allocation and equitable distribution, an experienced Brooklyn divorce and child custody attorney can smooth your way considerably.
Call the attorneys at Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino today at 718-725-9601 and speak to an experienced Brooklyn divorce and child custody attorney for free.