December 18, 2012
Married same-sex couples in Maine will be able to file their state taxes jointly as married, as reported in this Portland Press Herald article. For more information, contact GLAD’s InfoLine at 1-800-455-GLAD or firstname.lastname@example.org .
December 29, 2012 is the earliest date that marriage licenses can be issued to same-sex marriage partners in Maine. In addition, the new law extends legal recognition to same-sex marriages validly licensed and performed in other states.
To view the official Tax Alert from Maine Revenue Services, click here.