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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 8

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

in 1948, Congress created filing statuses. The original filing statuses in 1948 were: Single; Married Filing Jointly; and Married Filing Separately.

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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 7

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

After Poe v. Seaborn, proposals to equalize the tax treatment of married couples were floated in 1933, 1934, 1937 and 1941, but none of the proposals were adopted.

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Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 1

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

Image courtesy of user "Olyssya" on Pixabay.com Back in 2014 and into 2015, I posted a multi-part series of posts about the history of marriage in the tax code. In 2016 I was asked to condense that series into a CPE presentation. Here are excerpts from that presentation. This series of posts will cover [...]

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Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 4: Joint Returns Still the Norm in 1917

By | March 18th, 2015|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , |

A brief history of marriage in the tax code: tax reform in 1917 brought about big changes, but not to the way most married couples filed tax returns ... yet

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