Winter 2014, Issue No. 3

In this issue

Tax Implications: Alimony vs. Child Support


Are Draft Reports Discoverable?


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Edward J. Kurowicki,



Darlene Shaffer,

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Robert Kenific, Jr.,


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New Jersey Society of

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National Association of

Certified Valuators & Analysts 

 Association of Certified
Fraud Examiners 
National Association of
Forensic Economists

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

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Tax Implications: Alimony vs. Child SupportA1

If you are facing a divorce or legal separation, remember that in addition to the difficult personal issues involved with the process, you need to understand the tax issues.  Planning is very important when deciding whether payments qualify as alimony or child support for tax purposes.  Both are payments made to a spouse or former spouse, but each have very different tax consequences which are governed by �71 of the Internal Revenue Code.  All divorce agreements written since January 1, 1985 are governed by these rules: Click here to read the full article  

Are Draft Reports Discoverable? 

Impact of Fraud on Business ValuationsC1

Occupational fraud occurs when someone uses his or her job for personal enrichment through the deliberate misuse or misapplication of an employer's resources or assets. Such activity can skew financial results and lead to erroneous value conclusions - unless a valuator adjusts the financial statements for fraud.   Click here to read the full article   
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