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Tax Victory for Same-Sex Couples in Alaska

By | September 20th, 2011|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes, State Taxes|Tags: , |

Same-sex couples in Alaska have won a victory over property tax exemptions for people over the age of 65.  A judge in Alaska has ruled that the same property tax exemptions that apply to opposite-sex married couples should apply to same-sex couples.  The issue went before the courts in Alaska after three same-sex couples there filed [...]

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Additional Standard Deduction for Real Estate Taxes is No More

By | December 20th, 2010|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , , |

Many tax breaks that had expired or were set to expire got extended in the tax bill passed by Congress last week.  But one break that did not get extended and thus has gone away is the additional standard deduction for property taxes paid. This tax break allowed people who don't itemize deductions to add up to [...]

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