Janis Cowhey, Co-Leader of the LGBT Practice Group, Featured in Bloomberg BNA Article, "Filing Uncertainty Remains for Married, Same-Sex Taxpayers in 2015."
By Jessica Watkins
Although the last two years have brought significant clarity at the state level regarding married, same-sex couples’ filing status, many same-sex couples are still unable to file joint state returns in 2015.
Recent court rulings have added to the constantly changing landscape for same-sex couples, leaving many restricted to filing separately or unsure as to their appropriate filing status.
“That’s the hardest part for same-sex couples – not knowing how to plan what their tax liability will be,” Janis Cowhey, partner at the New York City Office of Marcum LLP, told Bloomberg BNA Dec. 19, 2014.