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Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 11: Meet the “Single Penalty”

By | June 24th, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , , |

In the history of marriage in the tax code, reforms in 1948 eliminated disparity between married couples in common-law vs. community property states, but opened up new inequalities, this time between married and single people.

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Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 10: Filing Statuses Arrive in 1948

By | June 12th, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , |

In the history of marriage in the tax code, filing statuses arrived in 1948

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History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 9: After Poe v. Seaborn

By | June 2nd, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , |

In the history of marriage in the tax code, it took until 1948 for filing statuses to be created.

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Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 7: 1920s Court Battles

By | April 27th, 2015|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics, Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , |

The 1920s were turbulent times in the history of marriage in the tax code.

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Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 6: Community Property Laws

By | April 9th, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , |

Community property laws play a large role in the history of marriage in the US tax code.

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