Same-Sex Filing Status Still Unclear In Some States

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 12:18 PM EST) -- As the 2014 tax season looms, many practitioners are facing double duty with their married same-sex clients, but overworked attorneys and CPAs may catch a break before the filing season is over.

In states that do not recognize same-sex marriage, preparers currently have to ready state tax returns as "single" and federal tax returns as "married." But legislators, state departments of revenue and litigants are vying to change the way legally married same-sex couples file their tax returns in those states, and some changes may be...
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