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I have no formal separation agreement. I have been separated since July 2016 and paying child support of $200 weekly. Is this tax deductable

 
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I have no formal separation agreement. I have been separated since July 2016 and paying child support of $200 weekly. Is this tax deductable

Child support is not generally tax deductible.

If the support agreement is made after May 1997, then child support payments are not taxable to the recipient, nor deductible to the payer.

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/spprtpymnts/clm-eng.html  

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