Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney Brian C. Vertz Discusses Complexities of Child Tax Credit for Divorced Parents

March 18, 2021 | COVID-19, In the News

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COVID-19 tax relief has taken many forms. But, an advance on the child tax credit offered as part of the American Rescue Plan may leave some divorced parents puzzled.

An article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, March 17, describes the tax credit distribution procedure and its impact on divorced parents who typically take the credit in alternating years.

Pollock Begg Partner Brian C. Vertz said the nature of the payments can cause confusion and frustration, particularly in cases of divorced parents whose relationship is not amicable.

Vertz is well versed in the intricacies of tax law. He’s co-author of Divorce Taxation, the leading legal reference book on tax issues impacting divorce. With an MBA and more than 25 years of experience with complex child support cases, high net worth divorces, difficult custody disputes, international law, and appeals, Vertz was selected as the Pittsburgh 2019 Lawyer of the Year for family law through The Best Lawyers in America peer review process.

To contact Vertz for an interview, call the office directly (412) 471-9000 or the firm’s agency, Ideality Communications at (724) 359-5225.

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