Gay marriages recognized for tax purposes in Missouri


Same sex male couples at the Gay Pride Festival in Atlanta, Georgia.

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI) – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has issued an executive order saying that same-sex marriages will be recognized for state tax purposes. The Missouri Department of Revenue will now accept joint tax returns for gay couples. This is a policy that mirrors the Federal Treasury and IRS.

Missouri was the only state that did not recognize marriages of same-sex couples to file jointly.

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