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Dinesen Tax Greatest Hits — How to Claim Someone as a Medical Dependent

By | September 7th, 2012|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , |

Being able to claim someone as a medical dependent is different from claiming someone as a tax dependent. Important for same-sex married couples.

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How to Claim Someone as a Medical Dependent

By | January 23rd, 2012|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , , , |

People in same-sex relationships know that if a same-sex partner is not a dependent, then the value of health benefits provided to that partner are taxable income. Some of my clients in same-sex relationships have upwards of $10,000 of "income" added to their W-2s because they have a partner on their health insurance. But most people, [...]