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5 Tax Tips For Filing Your Taxes As A NewlywedIf you recently said "I do" then you have more to consider when it comes to filing your tax return. Here are a few tips to help you get started.
Gay Couples in St. Louis County Turn Out for Marriage LicensesAbout 45 same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in St. Louis County since the county started allowing it a little more than a week ago.
Many Missouri Counties Not Granting Gay MarriagesDespite a judge's ruling that a gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, many counties are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
SEMO Extends Benefits to Same-Sex SpousesSame-sex spouses of employees and retirees at Southeast Missouri State University will now be eligible for university benefits.
Missouri Judge Rules in Favor of Same-Sex CouplesA Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.
Illinois County Clerks Roll Out Gay Marriage LawSunday was the legal start of gay marriage in Illinois, but only a few of the 102 county clerks statewide opened to issue the documents because the day fell on a weekend.
Court Considers Joint Tax Filings from Gay CouplesOfficials don't know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state.
Joint Tax Returns For Mo. Gay Couples Spur SuitA newly filed lawsuit challenges Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's directive that state tax officials accept jointly filed returns from same-sex couples who have legally married in other states.
Gay Marriage Q&A Forums To Be Held Across IllinoisSame-sex couples looking to get married next year have plenty of questions. A series of marriage forums around the state may provide the answers.
Barilla President: 'I Would Never Make A Spot With A Homosexual Family'he president of the Barilla pasta company in Italy said recently that they would never show a same-sex couple in any of their advertisements.
Missouri National Guard Providing Military Benefits to Same-Sex CouplesDespite Missouri's ban on gay marriage, the Missouri National Guard is providing military benefits to same-sex couples.
Gay Rights Advocates Rally at Missouri CapitolOn the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on gay marriage, nearly 100 gay rights supporters rallied at Missouri's Capitol.

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