Category: Tax Issues

Pollock Begg Partner Brian C. Vertz Addresses Financial Implications of COVID-19 in New Edition of ‘Divorce Taxation’

March 31, 2021 | Divorce, Press Releases, Tax Issues

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PITTSBURGH — Can Paycheck Protection Program funds impact your divorce settlement? Pollock Begg Partner Brian C. Vertz, co-author of “Divorce Taxation,” updated the legal reference book for 2021 to answer such timely questions and provide new information for a post-COVID world. In addition to explaining tax issues arising frequently in family law settlements and litigation, the 19th edition of “Divorce Taxation” details the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Security Act (CARES […]

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Why Would I Give Up My Retirement Assets in a Divorce?

May 22, 2020 | Attorney Videos, Blog, Divorce, Estate Planning, Tax Issues

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Pittsburgh divorce attorney Daniel H. Glasser reveals an important tax strategy regarding retirement assets in a divorce. Since it is a pretax asset, if you negotiate for your ex-spouse to receive the retirement assets then they pay taxes on it not you. If your attorney or CPA is not advising you with an outlined tax strategy in mind, contact our family law firm. To read more about Pollock Begg founding Partner […]

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Will Divorce Be More Expensive in 2019?

July 09, 2018 | Alimony, Blog, Complex Financial Issues, Divorce, Tax Issues

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On December 31, 2018, the tax deduction for alimony will be ending under new federal tax laws.  If you are in the middle of a divorce, or thinking about it, you might want to sit up and take notice. As author of the legal tax reference Frumkes & Vertz on Divorce Taxation, I’ve been reporting on and teaching colleagues all about these changes. Here are some explanations why decisive action […]

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Brian C. Vertz Discusses Family Law Taxation

April 12, 2018 | Attorney Videos, Blog, Divorce, Tax Issues

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Pittsburgh divorce attorney Brian C. Vertz of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC discusses the necessary components to consider when deciding to file taxes as head of household following separation and divorce. Brian is a prolific writer and sought-after presenter particularly in his concentration area of family law taxation. His book, Frumkes & Vertz on Divorce Taxation, is a nationally distributed legal treatise on tax strategy for family lawyers. He […]

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