Divorce decrees that include child support and alimony, like most do, can make your finances more complicated, especially around tax time.
Not only do you have to account for your income to the IRS, you also want to avoid paying more in taxes than you need to. What you really need is a primer on how your child support and alimony payments will affect your tax obligation.
The good news is both of those will lessen your tax burden. But they each have a different tax status according to the IRS.