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Marriage Penalty

15 Things You Should Know About Trump's Tax Plan

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics

By Chuck Epstein, Contributor Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump has shown he is politically controversial. His proposed ...

Fixing The Marriage Penalty

Margaret Ryznar | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Margaret Ryznar

For an administration worried about how women fare in the workforce, it is surprising that nothing has been done to neutralize the tax obstacles. Let's stop inviting Uncle Sam to weddings. It's high time.

Gay Marriage Rights Could Come With Painful Side Effect For Some

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon and Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a federal law defining ma...

Is Being Single More Expensive?

LearnVest | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women

While nowadays, everyone buzzes about how expensive weddings can be, it turns out the price tag on one's nuptials is a mere pittance compared to the cost of remaining single.

What Married Couples Need To Know At Tax Time

Richard Gartland | Posted 05.15.2013 | Weddings
Richard Gartland

Believe it or not, there actually may be a penalty in some cases for getting married and filing jointly with your spouse.

A Choice Between Feeding Your Children or Getting Married

David Blankenhorn | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
David Blankenhorn

2013-02-21-IAVMarriageButtonFinalOutlined.jpgToo often in America, debates about marriage have divided us. Here is an example of a marriage reform that could unite us.

Is the IRS' 'Marriage Penalty' Real?

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

Marriage does indeed have many financial ramifications -- both good and bad -- and several involve the dilemma over whether to file income taxes together or separately. Let's sort through the noise.

Challenges to the Privileging of Married People, from Across the Ideological Spectrum

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

[This post is co-authored by Bella DePaulo and Rachel Buddeberg.] Today marks the beginning of Singles Week (or, more formally, National Unmarried an...

The Truth about Taxes: Uncoupled Singles Always Pay a Penalty

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

Of course, that's not what we hear in the public conversation. But it's official: It's not a marriage penalty, it's a singles penalty.