Same-sex married couples have the opportunity to go back and amend their last 3 years tax returns. Most don’t know whether it is financially beneficial to amend their tax returns or how to find out. To help same sex couples get back every dollar, Intuit TurboTax has developed a new online decision tool. Full story
Under the new law, on or after Monday, September 16, legally married same-sex couples must now file their taxes as married filing separate or married filing jointly so if you haven’t filed your 2012 tax return yet, you still have a choice to file as married or single before September 16.
As a result of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS announced today that same-sex couples legally married in states that recognize same sex marriage, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. Full story