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Subject:  Marriage penalty under $70k - Filing Separately Date:  11/4/2012  1:16 PM
Author:  jumpie Number:  116888 of 127616

Hello, I was looking at the tax tables from last year and it appears to me that there is NO marriage penalty when a married couple files separately and each person's income is under $69,700. The amount of tax is the same number whether single or filing separately for all incomes below that level.

Is there something I missed here? Are there other factors?
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