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05/04/2005

No joint returns for wedded gays in DC

by Jeremy Hooper

The Tax and Revenue Office of the District of Columbia has ruled that homo-gay couples legally married in Massachusetts are not eligible to file joint DC tax returns. The decision was based in 1996's oh-so-annoying Defense of Marriage Act, which is also used to prevent same-sex married couples from filing joint federal returns.

But don't despair newly wedded DC gays, as at least your marriage itself still hasn't been invalidated. That's next year.

OCFO Releases Tax Ruling on Question of Married, Same-Sex Couple Income Tax Filing Eligibility Under DC Law [OCFO Press Release]

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