Since civil unions aren’t recognized under federal law, civil-unioned couples in Illinois must file separate state tax returns.
We’re one month into civil unions in Illinois, and a problem has been discovered.
“I was just worrying that if we had a big back up that it was gonna take some time.”
Hundreds of couples around Illinois stood in line early Wednesday as the new law went into effect.
Senior attorney Christopher Clark says no problems are expected with same-sex marriages.