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Common Law Marriage in South Carolina

Today we hear from TR in South Carolina who’s apprehensive, “I just found out that the Common Law Marriage Law has changed in South Carolina as of January 1, 2006. We have been filing “Married” for the 2005/2006 tax seasons. Since the law has changed and requires a marriage license… should I file “Single” and […]

Common-Law Status

Today TaxMama hears from Lisa in Texas who tells us, “I went to new tax preparer this year. My husband and I are common law married and we live in Texas. For the past couple of years the other tax person filed us with me as head of household and my husband as single. The […]