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Can Married Same-Sex Couples Claim Their Spouse as a Dependent?

By | February 11th, 2016|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , |

Couples in same-sex marriages have been able to file federal taxes as married since 2013, but questions still arise. Here's a recent question from a reader: if I'm in a same-sex marriage, can I claim my spouse as a dependent? The answer to this question is: no.

New Nebraska Guidance on Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes

By | August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes, State Taxes|Tags: , |

Nebraska recently released new guidance for how couples in same-sex marriage will file Nebraska tax returns.

Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 14: The Marriage Penalty Gets Worse Through the 1970s

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics, Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , , |

The marriage penalty came about in 1971 and got worse in the next 10+ years.

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Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 13: Examples of the Marriage Penalty in the Early 1970s

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics, Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , , |

This blog post shows examples of the marriage penalty, which came about in 1971.

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Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 12: Meet the Marriage Penalty

By | July 6th, 2015|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics, Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , , |

The marriage penalty came about in 1971.

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