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Subject:  Re: Marriage penalty under $70k - Filing Separat Date:  11/4/2012  2:49 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  116890 of 127753

Are there other factors?

While the tax rates were equalized to a point, there are a number of other "penalties" for MFS filing status, the most notable being ineligibility for the Earned Income Credit and a Roth contribution phaseout range that begins at $1.

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