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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.

Tax Implications of Friday’s Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

By | June 29th, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes, State Taxes|Tags: , |

Friday's Supreme Court Ruling on same-sex marriage should make state tax filings easier, though there's still some legal action required in 9 states.

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Same-sex Marriage and Paycheck Withholdings – An Unpleasant Surprise on 2014 Tax Returns

By | June 18th, 2015|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

Some people in same-sex marriages received an unpleasant surprise on their 2014 tax returns, because of changes in paycheck withholdings.

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Glossary: Varnum Ruling

By | February 4th, 2015|Categories: Glossary, Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , |

The Varnum ruling was a historic case in Iowa that allowed same-sex marriage in the state. This article examines the ruling from a tax perspective.

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Does Nebraska Recognize Same-Sex Marriages for Taxes?

By | January 21st, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes, State Taxes|Tags: , , , |

Can a person in a same-sex marriage file their Nebraska tax return as married? The short answer is: no.

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