Tag: Same-sex marriage

Ask Jason 2/24/12

All of these are actual questions from visitors to this website over the last few weeks: Q: Can a self-employed person deduct health insurance for same-sex spouse? A: Yes, if the spouse is your dependent. Otherwise, the answer is no. That’s on the federal return. But also consider the implications on the state tax return. […]

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Ask Jason 2/3/12

DISCLAIMER: The answers to questions in this segment are intended to be general in nature and do NOT constitute tax advice. Please contact a tax advisor to discuss your unique situation.   Q: I have a business account with an associated merchants card account. In the past I have done business with  entities that only […]

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Same-Sex Tax Issues in Illinois

Update: The Illinois Department of Revenue has changed its mind. Couples in same-sex civil unions can file joint Illinois tax returns. Click here for more information. Illinois now allows same-sex civil unions and recognizes same-sex marriages conducted outside the state — but it does not recognize those unions for tax purposes.  The Illinois Department of Revenue […]

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