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10 Same-sex Marriage Tax Filing Tips

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Author's Note: 10 Same-sex Marriage Tax Filing Tips

Following federal tax code is complicated enough, but for many years same-sex couples have been filing separate returns and often incurring additional costs along the way. The ability for a married couple to file a single tax return simplifies not only the process, but makes a greater variety of credits and exemptions available, too.

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