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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.

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.