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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 13 (Wrapup Post)

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: |

This 13th post about the history of marriage in the tax code pulls together the previous 12 parts in one place, with links below.

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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 12

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: |

Let’s look at things that could be considered “hidden” marriage penalties.

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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 11

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

The tax reform of 1986 eliminated the marriage penalty at the lower income levels. The marriage penalty did still exist, but only at higher income levels.

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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 10

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

The tax oddity that we now call the “marriage penalty” came about in 1971. Let’s look at some examples.

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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 9

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

Head of household filing status was created in 1951.

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