Author Archives: Brad Short

About Brad Short

CEO : Bradley Software; Of Counsel at Short, Borth & Thilges, Attorneys at Law, LLC, Overland Park, Kansas. Born Birmingham, Alabama, December 27, 1941; admitted to bar,1966, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1976, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: University of Colorado (B.A., 1963; J.D., 1966). Contributing Author, Practitioner's Guide to Kansas Family Law, Kansas Bar Association, 1997. Listed in: The Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, every year from 1987 through 2013. Member, Technology Advisory Committee, Kansas Judicial Council, 1991-1998. Member: Bourbon County, 1966-1977 (President, 1970-1971), Johnson County (Member: Ethics and Grievance Committee, 1984-1998; Family Law Bench/Bar Committee, 1984-), Kansas and American (Vice-Chair, Solo Practitioners and Small Firms Committee, Economics of Law Practice Section, 1984-1985) Bar Associations; Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1974-1984 (State Treasurer, 1975-76; Member, Board of Governors, 1974-1984). Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1994-2013 . Practice areas: Family Law.

KS Tax Adjustment and The EPT Adjustment

We had a question recently concerning the Kansas Tax Adjustment (Line E.3 of  the worksheet) in regards to Equal Parenting Time (EPT). The question was: “How does the ‘Residence With’ setting impact the Tax Adjustment in an EPT situation?” The … Continue reading

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CHILD CARE TAX CREDIT – SHARED RESIDENCY OR EPT

We recently received an inquiry from a subscriber asking why the program doesn’t split the Child Care Tax Credit between the parents in proportion to their contributions to the expense.  Specifically, she asked “Why doesn’t the software the daycare tax … Continue reading

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Kansas Tax Adjustments: Dependent Exemptions and the CTC (Child Tax Credit) (REVISED)

Since January 1st, 2018, the most frequent question we get on the tech support line has to do with tax adjustments. The TCJA (Tax Cut and Jobs Act) of 2018 has created quite a bit of confusion on how the … Continue reading

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2018 Tax Update – TCJA

The 2018 Tax Cut and Jobs Act enacted in mid December by Congress certainly presents a mixed bag of benefits for American families. For example, while raising the standard deduction to $24,000 for married taxpayers ($12,000 for single), Congress deleted … Continue reading

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Updates Posted for Kansas, Missouri, ArrearsMaster®, and Bradley ParentingTime®

Updates for the following programs were issued on July 7th, 2017. Kansas Child Support Calculator This update includes changes to tax calculations as a result of the Legislature’s override of the Governor’s veto of the legislation reversing the small business … Continue reading

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Kansas Cover Page Changes

In our ongoing effort to improve the Bradley Child Support Calculator for Kansas, we’ve redesigned the Cover (Summary) page. Although not a required form, it can be a handy reference for your file, your client, or the judge!   The … Continue reading

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Electronic Filing Expands in Kansas Courts

Chief Justice Lawton Nuss recently reported “In May, our district courts surpassed the 1-million mark for documents processed that were filed electronically.” All state courts in Kansas are now able to receive electronically filed court documents (but only from Kansas … Continue reading

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