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Congress Gives Final OK to Banning Local Internet Taxes

PERSONAL TECH | By Alan Fram | Feb 12
Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.

Now You Can Marry. Welcome to Tax Time! Here's What to Know

FAMILY | By Carole Feldman | Jan 20
What's new when you file your taxes this year? Plenty - including the fact that now gay and lesbian families who have gotten legally married can file accordingly.

4 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Taxes

FINANCE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jan 14
Owners can make the process easier by being organized and watching out for tax pitfalls, accountants say. Here are four tax issues small business owners should be thinking about now and year-round.

Tax Error Complicates Financial Help for Some with Obamacare

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 13
About 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law failed to properly account for it on their tax returns last year.

Gay Rights Activists Want New Virginia Tax Policy

An advocacy group is calling for changes to Virginia’s tax law.

Alaska Supreme Court: Gay Couples Have Equal Property Tax Righs

NATIONAL | By Rachel D’oro | Apr 26
Same-sex couples in Alaska are equally entitled to the same state property-tax exemptions for senior citizens and disabled veterans as married couples, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.

NC LGBT Group to Hold Rally Over Tax Filing Policy

North Carolina’s largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples.

Mo. Court Considers Joint Tax Filings From Gay Couples

A Missouri judge is hearing arguments about whether to stop a policy by Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration allowing legally married same-sex couples to file joint state tax returns.

Missouri’s Acceptance of Same-Sex Joint Tax Returns Challenged

A state judge has been asked to put an immediate halt to Missouri’s acceptance of joint tax returns from gay couples who got married legally in other states.

Gay Married Couples Could Pay More for Tax Filings

Mar 11
Conflicting state and federal policies will likely cost Indiana same-sex couples more when they file their tax returns this year, experts say.

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