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Can a person paying alimony to an ex-partner in the Netherlands

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Can a person paying alimony to an ex-partner in the Netherlands out of post-tax UK earnings (UK tax resident) claim a deduction in the UK?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question, I shall do my best to assist you.
I am afraid that in the UK spouse maintenance is not tax deductible so there are no deductions that you can claim here
I hope this is of assistance (however disappointing)
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hello Claire,


 


Thank you for the clarification. I had done some research of my own and were expected this answer, but wanted to check anyhow.


 


Many thanks,


 


Patrick

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
You are most welcome - I am sorry it was not better news
Claire