Couples in same-sex marriages have been able to file federal taxes as married since 2013, but questions still arise. Here’s a recent question from a reader: if I’m in a same-sex marriage, can I claim my spouse as a dependent? The answer to this question is: no.
Nebraska recently released new guidance for how couples in same-sex marriage will file Nebraska tax returns.
The marriage penalty came about in 1971 and got worse in the next 10+ years.
This blog post shows examples of the marriage penalty, which came about in 1971.
The marriage penalty came about in 1971.
Friday’s Supreme Court Ruling on same-sex marriage should make state tax filings easier, though there’s still some legal action required in 9 states.
In the history of marriage in the tax code, reforms in 1948 eliminated disparity between married couples in common-law vs. community property states, but opened up new inequalities, this time between married and single people.
In the history of marriage in the tax code, filing statuses arrived in 1948
In the history of marriage in the tax code, it took until 1948 for filing statuses to be created.
1920s court battles play a key role in the history of marriage in the tax code.