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More On Taxes: Changes For Same-Sex Married Couples

By Vivian L. Holley, JD, MA, CFLS, MFT Most of us never think about filing a joint tax return as a “right” when we are married.  We just do it, especially if we think we can save money filing jointly which is usually the case for a married couple. Sometimes married couples file separately, especially Read More

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Tax Benefits Possible for Divorcing Same Sex Couples

Tax Benefit for Divorcing Same-Sex Married Couples if Defense of Marriage Act Found Invalid – Part II By Vivian L. Holley, JD, MA, CFLS, MFT and Rebecca Lovell On December 7, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States decided to hear two cases challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California laws Read More

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Are Tax Benefits in the Wind for Same-Sex Couples?

Tax Changes for Same-Sex Married Couples if Defense of Marriage Act Found Invalid – Part I By Vivian L. Holley, JD, MA, CFLS, MFT and Rebecca Lovell On December 7, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States decided to hear two cases, one challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the other Read More