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ACLU Criticizing Va. Dept. of Taxation


Nov. 15, 2013

The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is criticizing Virginia's recent ruling that legally married same-sex couples can't file joint state tax returns.

The Department of Taxation's is requiring that those taxpayers file as individuals because Virginia doesn't recognize same-sex marriage.

The policy is at odds with federal standard allowing married gay couples to file joint returns following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June.


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