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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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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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