alimony in gross

An award of alimony in one definite sum, whether payable in instalments or in one payment. 24 Am J2d Div & S § 614.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • gross income — Under I.R.C. Section 61(a) gross income means all income from whatever source derived, including (but not limited to) the following items: (1) Compensation for services, including fees, commissions, and similar items; (2) Gross income derived… …   Black's law dictionary

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