Tax Day extra complex, costly for married same-sex couples

04/17/2012 | Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.), The

The Defense of Marriage Act forbids legally married same-sex couples from filing their federal taxes jointly, forcing them to lie to the Internal Revenue Service and declare themselves single. But in states such as New Jersey, where couples in civil unions are allowed to file jointly, couples must fill out a joint federal return anyway in order to feed data to their state forms, making the exercise far more costly and time-consuming. LGBT groups plan to highlight the disparity today in advertisements and protests calling for the repeal of DOMA.

View Full Article in:

Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Corporate Events
Aerospace Industries Association
Arlington, VA
Liaison Engineer
Aerospace Quality Research and Development
Columbus, OH
Press Secretary
Aerospace Industries Association
Arlington, VA
Executive Director
FreeState Legal Project
Baltimore, MD
Digital Engagement Manager
GLSEN
New York, NY