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8 New Things Newlyweds Need to Know About Their Taxes

New marriages often bring name changes and address changes -- but they're certain to bring big changes to your taxes, too. Newlyweds should start out their lives together by talking about money, but instead, many couples avoid the subject and end up fighting about it.

One area of stress you don't need while you're fresh from paying for the wedding? Tax problems. And even Uncle Sam knows it. With a big hat tip to the folks at IRS.gov, here are eight tax tips for newlyweds:

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what if congress scrapped the 73,000 pages of tax code
and everyone just paid a small national sales tax with no deductions for anyone for anything?
they would probably collect more, everyone would pay some, the rich would pay more, we could close down the IRS, congress would have a lot less power, and April 15 would just be another spring day.

March 27 2014 at 10:04 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply