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Subject:  Re: Marriage Penalty Returns Date:  1/18/2013  9:51 PM
Author:  ptheland Number:  117396 of 124834

Yep, the marriage penalty is starting to come back.

And yes, the only way around it is to get a divorce. Filing separately will not help, and often makes things worse. (Unless you live in Ohio, where the decrease in state income taxes by filing separately can easily be larger than the increase in Federal income taxes.)

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