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Sunday, September 1, 2013

NY Times: Gay and Married Couples in New Land of Taxation

New York Times, Gay and Married Couples in New Land of Taxation:

It’s now official: same-sex married couples across the country are allowed to check one of the “married” boxes on their federal tax returns, even if their own state doesn’t recognize their union. ... Here are some answers to several questions that may be on couples’ minds:

  • Will I Owe More Taxes or Less?
  • Retroactive Refunds?
  • Am I Owed Anything Else?
  • What About State Tax Returns?
  • And Estate and Gift Taxes?
  • Retirement Plans?
  • Other Types of Unions?

Other press and blogosphere coverage:

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2013/09/ny-times.html

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