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IRS Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Any tax code that talks of marriage will apply to all married couples, wherever wed. The Treasury Department and IRS yesterday proposed rules that will put in practice the Supreme Court's June decision recognizing same-sex marriage.

The proposed regulations would also interpret the terms "husband' and 'wife' to include same-sex spouses as well as opposite-sex spouses, a Treasury Department statement explains. These regulations implement the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges and extend a revenue ruling from 2013.

Living with a disability may not be easy. But paying your taxes may be a little easier on your wallet. The tax deductions and credits available to a disabled person could limit your tax liability, eliminate it altogether, or result in the IRS owing you money.

Qualifying disabilities could be a physical or mental disability that limits your employment, or a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits your major life activities. If you are disabled, here are the tax deductions, credits, and exemptions to which you may be entitled:

Snare Bnb: Learn Local Rules to Avoid Room-Rental Woes

Airbnb is all the rage for homeowners. If you have some extra space in your house, maybe you're ready to take advantage of the room rental service. Having a room to spare, however, does not make you a hotelier, and you will have to investigate local rental and hospitality industry rules to avoid legal woes.

As room-rental apps rise in popularity, municipalities are increasingly cracking down on individuals turning their homes into businesses. Find out what you need to know about local rental taxation and regulation before your money-making scheme ends up costing you.

Whether you're in the crowd waiting to "Come on Down!" and play The Price is Right or beating Jeopardy! contestants to the answers, you're probably dreaming of what you could do with all that cash and prizes. But TV game show winnings may be smaller than they appear.

Just like lotto winnings, Olympic medals, home run balls, and even free doughnuts, if you've won something of value, the IRS is going to want their share. Does that apply to game show winnings as well?

Most people have one job and earn income in the state where they live. So they pay taxes in one state. That's simple. But, for people who earn income in states other than where they live, things get a bit more complicated.

Recently, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Maryland's tax on out-of-state income is unconstitutional.

Tax Day came and went and you did nothing. Well, you probably did something -- you just didn't file your taxes. You didn't even file for an extension like we told you.

And now you might be wondering whether the IRS will come calling for their money. Can they arrest you for not filing your taxes? Send you to debtor's prison? The good news is you're probably not going to jail, yet. The bad news is your battle with the IRS could get very, very expensive.

If you inherited property as an heir or next of kin this year, you might have thought you were getting a windfall. Instead, you may have just gotten a more complicated tax filing.

Before you can determine how much you'll owe in taxes on your inheritance, you have to first figure out if you even have to pay inheritance taxes in the first place.

April 15th is nearly upon us. And for those of you not quite ready to file, you might be freaking out. Not to worry, FindLaw and the IRS are here to help.

You might have heard rumors about filing an extension and giving yourself some more time to get your paperwork in order. So let's take a look at the extension process and what it can and can't do.

Whether you've already filed your taxes, or you're planning to right before the deadline, nobody wants to be audited by the IRS. Even if you let an accountant or some fancy new software file your taxes, you may still be worried about whether your filing was correct.

Well, the recent statistics on IRS audits have been released, and they might have something to say about how likely you are to get audited this year. Let's take a look:

If you're like me and you still haven't filed your taxes yet, you might still be looking for some good advice. Lucky for us, FindLaw has us covered.

Here are the 10 (or so) best tax advice posts from FindLaw blogs: