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Tax Guidance: Alabama Income Tax Filing Status for Same‐Sex Couples

  • July 2, 2015

Pursuant to the June 26, 2015, U. S. Supreme Court decision authorizing same-sex marriages, the Alabama Department of Revenue will accept “married filing jointly” income tax returns filed by same-sex couples. For tax years within the statute of limitations, same-sex couples who filed “single” returns will be allowed to amend their tax returns to file as “married filing jointly.”