Tag: Professor Pat Cain

Gay Marriage: Taxation of Social Security Payments in Community Property States

The tax rules for married gay couples living in community property states, such as California, are complicated.  At the federal level, married gay couples must split their income and deductions 50/50 on their separate federal returns.  (Remember, married gay couples can’t file joint returns; the only allowable filing statuses are single or head of household.) […]

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