Filing Gets Easier for Same-Sex Couples
For most married gay couples, this may be the first tax season where preparing and filing their tax returns won’t be any more frustrating or tedious than it is for other married couples. Jonnelle Marte reports on MoneyBeat.
A Tax Checklist for Same-Sex Couples
After the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex couples will want to consider new opportunities for amending income tax returns, streamlining estate plans, maximizing Social Security, and more, says financial planner Michael Kitces.
The IRS and Same Sex Couples
The IRS has recently provided guidance on how advisers and same sex couples should proceed when filing their taxes. Arden Dale of WSJ Wealth Adviser shares some insight.
Married Filing Separately Vs Married Filing Jointly – TurboTax Tax Tips
http://turbotax.intuit.com If you are married and deciding whether it’s beneficial to file a joint tax return with your spouse, there are certainly issues you should consider first. Watch this helpful tax tips video from TurboTax for more information on married filing separately vs married filing jointly.
File Jointly or Separately? Tax Tips For Newly Married Couples
http://turbotax.intuit.com Are you newly married? Learn the differences regarding filing jointly or separately for newly married couples. Compare and contrast married filing separately vs. married filing jointly, and discover tax breaks for married couples.
Does Filing an Amended Tax Return Increase the Chance of a Tax Audit?
http://turbotax.intuit.com Do you need to correct the filing status on a past return? Are you concerned that if you file an amended return that it will trigger an IRS audit? Watch this helpful tax tips video from TurboTax to determine if filing an amended tax return will increase your chance of a tax audit.
Tax Return Amendment Deadline – Amending Past Tax Returns
http://turbotax.intuit.com Before you begin preparing an amended tax return, it’s a good idea to make sure you still have time to file it. The IRS limits the amount of time you have to file a 1040X. Find out the tax return amendment deadline and learn all about amending past tax returns with this helpful tax tips video from TurboTax.