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Subject:  Re: Marriage Penalty Returns Date:  1/21/2013  1:39 AM
Author:  0x6a74 Number:  117451 of 123001

The code encourages and discourages all sorts of behavior. In this case it is discouraging high earning couples from marrying and encouraging married couples to consider divorce. I do not think it is just that an unmarried couple with the same earnings as my wife and I would pay $100k less in taxes over the next