Same Sex Couples


Post-DOMA, Some Bi-National Couples Won't Return to U.S.

Monday, July 15, 2013

For some same-sex couples who had moved out of the United States to be able to live together, their ability to sponsor a spouse for a green card came too late.

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Census Shows Rising Numbers of Gay Couples and Dominicans in New York

Thursday, July 14, 2011

New York City recorded a 27 percent increase in the number of same-sex couples over the last ten years, according to the latest data from the 2010 Census.

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Bloomberg: I Expect Same-Sex Marriage Bill to Pass

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday that he expected the bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in New York to pass as Republicans in Albany continued to discuss the issue behind closed doors.

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Tax Questions From Same Sex Couples, Answered

Monday, April 04, 2011

Last week, we looked at the bureaucratic intricacies faced by same sex couples every April. Tina Salandra, a CPA with experience filing tax returns for LGBT families, was on the Brian Lehrer Show answering callers' questions. We extended that offer to our It's a Free Country readers as well, allowing them to drop their questions about same sex filing in the comments section of the article. Salandra was kind enough to give some answers again this week.

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Tax Answers for Same Sex Couples

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Fifty states, two levels of government, an incredibly complex tax code—you'd be hard-pressed to find a more tangled case study of bureaucracy than in the challenges that same sex couples face every April. As partners prepare to file multiple tax returns, we've got answers to some of the most complicated questions that might come up.

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