Wednesday’s Video Clip: Two necessary evils — know your obligations re income tax and spousal/ child support
Income tax: Not a popular concept even at the best of times. But add in the obligations, which arise in the context of paying child or spousal support, and it’s enough to cause heart palpitations in most Canadians.
This is because the Canada Revenue Agency rules relating to how support payments are to be treated are quite complex. To make things more confusing, the federal Income Tax Act has separate rules for spousal support as opposed to child support.
In this video, we review some key points to keep in mind.