Same-sex marriage is legal in the State of Connecticut. At tax time, same-sex couples are faced with the dilemma of how to determine their filing status. In Connecticut, they are allowed to file as married. However, because the marriage isn’t yet recognized by the federal government, each person must file as single with the IRS. Activists are unhappy about this fact because, they say, it is neither fair nor truthful. Here’s an interesting piece on what one couple are thinking about doing:
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