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Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes — News Roundup

By | February 6th, 2012|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes, State Taxes|Tags: , , |

Here's a roundup of the latest news about gay marriage and its possible impact on taxes.  In New Jersey, a bill to legalize same-sex marriage there has been approved out of committee. New Jersey already provides for same-sex civil unions and requires couples in those unions to file as married on New Jersey tax returns. In [...]

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Same-Sex Marriage News

By | October 17th, 2011|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes, State Taxes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

For my same-sex clients and anyone else interested in the issues, here is an update on DOMA challenges and gay marriage news.  This is all from the Wall Street Journal (link is at the end of this article). California passed a law last week that will allow gay married couples from other states to get divorces [...]

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Tax Headaches for Same-Sex Couples in California, Nevada and Washington

By | January 15th, 2011|Categories: Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes|Tags: , , , |

The New York Times has a good article about the tax headaches faced by same-sex married couples in California, Nevada and Washington, where special "community property rules" apply.  An IRS ruling in 2010 allows same-sex married couples in those states to calculate their federal taxes in the same was as opposite-sex couples.  Most people considered the [...]

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