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Subject:  Re: Marriage Penalty Returns Date:  1/19/2013  11:33 AM
Author:  YewGuise Number:  117413 of 121114

Our jobs pay well but are both challenging and the situations somewhat volatile. That is, while I expect us to be similarly employed in five years, I would not be awfully surprised if one of us was out of work either (become fed up and walk, or company politics forces a change, for example).

Problem solved, then. The marriage penalty doesn't apply when one spouse's income is minimal.

YG
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