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.
The 1920s were turbulent times in the history of marriage in the tax code.
Community property laws play a large role in the history of marriage in the US tax code.
For married couples filing an Iowa tax return, is their Iowa filing status tied to their federal filing status?
A look at what taxes were like in Year 1 of the U.S. income tax, and how it ties in to the filing statuses we have today.
Must a person in a same-sex marriage use a filing status of married when they file an amended tax return for 2011 and 2012?
Federal taxes provide for 5 different filing statuses. This blog post examines the definition of filing status and explains each type of filing status.
The filing status of “married filing separately” works differently in Iowa than it does on federal returns. But one thing that’s got me confused: how tax software handles Iowa itemized deductions when a couple files separate federal returns. Lost yet? (Welcome to Iowa taxes!) Background Iowa has just one tax bracket, regardless of filing status, […]