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Subject:  Re: Marriage Penalty Returns Date:  2/2/2013  1:28 PM
Author:  Wradical Number:  117610 of 123001

I had a friend who worked in research in Washington, d.c., and his wife did research in Chicago, IL. She was upset over the marriage penalty, and they got a "Divorce Of Bed And Board." I had never heard of it, but it seems they could then file separately with the IRS but not marry someone else.