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Tax Day poses unique challenges for many married, same-sex couples

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Taxes
Straight couples simply copy numbers from one form to another. But that doesn't work for same-sex couples reporting combined incomes, deductions and exemptions on their federal tax returns. These couples must untangle their finances on many state returns, where they ...

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NOM to appeal denial of nearly $700K in legal fees over failed IRS lawsuit

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
NOM
NOM is seeking $691,000 in legal fees related to an unsuccessful lawsuit that claimed a leaked tax disclosure was deliberate and politically motivated. ...

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DOJ smacks down Nat’l Organization for Marriage request for attorney’s fees

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a blistering response to a motion by the National Organization for Marriage demanding nearly $700,000 attorneys' fees for their lawsuit over the release of confidential tax documents. In June, a federal ...

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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 ...

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

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Tax-return
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 ...

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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.
WASHINGTON — Legally married same-sex couples may be in for a couple of surprises come tax time. Filing federal taxes could become more complicated for gay married couples who live in states that don’t recognize their marriage. When the U.S. ...

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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
North-Dakota
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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