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Complex Tax Season for Mass. Gay Couples

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Complex Tax Season for Mass. Gay Couples

Complex Tax Season for Mass. Gay Couples

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Athena Desai of member station WBUR in Boston reports on challenges confronting some gay couples in Massachusetts who are filing their first joint tax forms. The marriages are recognized by the state, but not by the federal government — making for a complicated tax season.

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