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Video: Should a Married Couple File Jointly or Separately?
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 video to learn more about how you should file as a married couple. Read more…

Video: Can We File Two Primary Residences if Filing a Joint Tax Return?
There are many tax incentives for owning a home. But how do you designate a primary residence when you own more than one home? Watch this video to find out. Read more…

Tax Tips for Registered Domestic Partners and Unmarried Same Sex Couples in Community Property States
Unmarried domestic partners can submit only individual 1040s; they cannot file jointly. How you handle 1040 forms depends on which community property state you call home. Read more…

Getting Married: What Newlyweds Need to Know
Getting married? Have you thought about how it will impact your taxes? You may need to select a tax filing status, adjust your withholding and sell your home. Read more…

Claiming a Non-Citizen Spouse and Children on Your Taxes
When your spouse and children are U.S. citizens, claiming them on your taxes is simple: just provide their names and Social Security numbers. When they're non-citizens, though, things may be a little more complicated. But you can still claim them—and reap the tax benefits of doing so. Read more…


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