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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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Life After DOMA: A History of Marriage in the Tax Code

By | July 7th, 2014|Categories: Editorial Commentary, Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , , , |

One of my special research projects has been to research the history of marriage in the U.S. Tax Code. I started this project nearly 3 years ago. Around this time, my practice became heavily involved in helping couples in same-gender marriages navigate the tax complexities they faced when the Defense of Marriage Act existed. A common [...]

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