What Women Should Know about Post-Divorce Tax Planning

Divorce brings many changes, especially when it comes to finances. Here’s a roundup of some critical tax issues to consider.

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The early part of the year is often referred to as “divorce season” as it’s a popular time for couples to part ways. Regardless of when it happens, divorce is a significant time of change for women in many aspects, especially when it comes to their finances and money management. One financial aspect that can be particularly challenging with divorce is managing the resulting tax implications, with much more to consider than a change in filing status.

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Dawn Doebler, MBA, CPA, CFP, CDFA
Principal & Senior Wealth Adviser, The Colony Group

Dawn Doebler is a Senior Wealth Adviser at The Colony Group, providing wealth management, financial planning and corporate finance solutions to clients for over 25 years. As an MBA, CPA, Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®), she understands the challenges and financial needs of clients from executives to entrepreneurs, women in transition, and single breadwinner parents. Dawn is a co-founder of Her Wealth®, an organization to empower women with financial confidence.