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Married Same-Sex Couples in Maine Will Be Able to File Their State Taxes Jointly as Married

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 gladlaw@glad.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.