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How far in the futuer does a court consider the tax consequences of a property division?

Suppose a business owner can see dividing his business may have some tax ramifications ten years down the line when he wants to sell it and retire. He may understand this, and may be right; but courts do not speculate about tax consequences, and neither will they look far into the future. In general, if the sale of an asset is voluntary and not necessitated by the divorce, tax consequences are not considered. For a judge to consider the tax consequences of a property division, the consequences must be specific and proximate. Ten years will probably be too far in the future for the court.