This next tax season will be a big change if you got married recently. First of all, the differences in how you file taxes will become very apparent, and can end up confusing things fast. Not only will you now have a different filing status, but you will also have a tax bracket change. The IRS also counts you as married for a whole calendar year if you got married on January first or December thirty-first, so you might want to save getting married for the second or the thirtieth. If that isn’t possible and you do get married on the first or the thirty-first, then the IRS will take whatever money you owe due to being under-withheld while single. If you do want to navigate these murky waters, hire a tax expert. They will explain everything, and they will make sure you don’t mess up and get in trouble.
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Got Married in 2015? 4 Major Ways Your Taxes Will Change