Married Filing Jointly Tax Bracket

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Married Filing Jointly Tax Bracket

Question: If I get married in November/December do we have to file jointly for the year we got married in?

My fiance and I are planning a November/December wedding of this year and wondered if we would get taxed for the 2010 year as a couple. We would be close to the 250,000 income bracket as a couple but not as singles so we were wondering if it would be a good idea to have a ceremony in November then go to city hall an dmake it official in January. Or can we get away with filing separetly since it’s the end of the calendar year. Thanks

Answer: Get married when ever you want. Married couples can file separately if they want, although it is usually only advantageous to the partner with the smaller income. My honey and I always file jointly.
When you do your taxes, figure it both ways and pick the cheaper way.

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