Gov. John Hickenlooper on Feb. 27 signed a bill into law that gives gay married couples living in Colorado the ability to file joint state tax returns.
Senate Bill 19 requires that gay couples who married out of state or in another country, and …
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Senate Bill 19 requires that gay couples who married out of state or in another country, and who now reside here, file their state taxes the same as they do at the federal level, either through joint or individual returns.
The bill, sponsored by Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver, follows last year’s Internal Revenue Service ruling, which determined that legally married same-sex couples are also considered married for federal tax purposes.
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