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Court orders U.S. to pay NOM $50K for ‘leaked’ tax information

| Tuesday, June 24, 2014
NOM chairman John Eastman
WASHINGTON -- A federal court has ordered the U.S. government to pay $50,000 to the National Organization for Marriage after the group claimed that confidential donor information from its tax returns was "leaked" to an activist and later published by the Human Rights Campaign and the Huffington Post.

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Judge dismisses most of NOM lawsuit against IRS over disclosure to HRC

| Thursday, June 5, 2014
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A federal district court judge has dismissed most of a lawsuit by the National Organization for Marriage that claimed an employee of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service deliberately leaked a confidential tax document from NOM to a political opponent, the Human Rights Campaign.

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Same-sex marriage and taxes: Gay couples could face surprises at tax time

| Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Richard Drew, APEdith Windsor at the offices of the New York Civil Liberties Union, in New York. When it comes to things like estate taxes, the federal recognition of same-sex marriage will help legally married gay and lesbian couples. That was the issue in the Supreme Court decision in the case of Windsor, who had to pay estate taxes after her lesbian spouse died.
[caption id="attachment_123527" align="alignleft" width="665"] Richard Drew, APEdith Windsor at the offices of the New York Civil Liberties Union, in New York. When it comes to things like estate taxes, the federal recognition of same-sex marriage will help legally married gay and lesbian couples. That was...

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Feds ease rules on health care tax breaks for married, same-sex couples

| Monday, December 16, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is letting legally married same-sex couples claim some health care tax benefits for this year.

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Mo. to accept joint state tax returns from married, same-sex couples

| Thursday, November 14, 2013
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday he is directing officials to accept tax returns jointly filed by same-sex couples who were legally married in other states.

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Okla. rejects amended tax returns from legally married, same-sex couples

| Monday, November 11, 2013
Oklahoma
TULSA, Okla. — A small number of Oklahoma same-sex couples have received returned payments from the state Tax Commission, which turned down their recently amended filings that claimed married status.

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N.D. issues tax form for married, gay couples due to same-sex marriage ban

| Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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BISMARK, N.D. -- The state of North Dakota has released a new tax form designed specifically for married, same-sex couples because the state does not recognize their unions.

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Kansas latest state to rule married, gay couples must file taxes as singles

| Saturday, October 5, 2013
Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. -- Kansas tax officials issued a ruling Friday saying same-sex couples must file their state income tax returns as if each person were single, even if they filed as married on their federal returns.

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Idaho aims to make same-sex couples recalculate taxes

| Thursday, October 3, 2013
Idaho
BOISE, Idaho -- Idaho aims to require same-sex couples who are legally married elsewhere to recalculate their federal Internal Revenue Service filings before filing state taxes.

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Montana: Legally married same-sex couples may not file joint state tax return

| Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Montana state capitol in Helena, Mont.
HELENA, Mont. -- Montana's state Revenue Director said Tuesday that same-sex couples legally married in other states may not file joint state income-tax returns.

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