Suze Orman TwitterSuze Orman FacebookSuze Orman YouTubeSuze Orman LinkedIn
View Blog & News List

SUZE ORMAN: The US Tax Code Is “A Travesty” For Gay Couples

April 15, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Personal finance expert Suze Orman took a break from her news desk at CNBC on Monday to speak candidly about her experience as a gay taxpayer in America.

“There is such discrimination [in our tax code], from insurance benefits to Social Security benefits ... anything you can possibly think of,” Orman said during a conference call coordinated by the Respect for Marriage Coalition.

“It’s a travesty to say the least.” The crux of the gay marriage tax debate is this: So long as states continue to legally recognize same-sex marriage while the federal government does not, couples essentially have double the amount of work on their plate when filing their tax returns each year.

 

Read More

SUZE ORMAN: The US Tax Code Is 'A Travesty' For Gay Couples

Tag Cloud

MotherGay Rightsunder 18 financial giftemergency fund savingsdream schoolnot enough life insurancedoctor no longer in networkfraudulent returnHSA tax savingscollege studentloved ones dependent on incomestay positivepermanent life insuranceoverspend on giftsmoney-aware childWashingtonmake saving a pleasureHolidayhousing marketJose Rodrigueztelevision hostcreate new truthMass Mutualbe good exampleFinancial Cliffdental savings planOne Wallet At A Timeswitch to roth 401(k)SatisfyingInterestmortgage brokerBeauty50 over 50employer offered life insurance15-year refinance dealCredit Card Interest Rateovercome financial fearsCivil RightsFICO at least 720FRAplanemotional stakeswomen outlive menSchool of Social Workgay marriage ban end Florida no life insurance financially irresponsibleMarlo ThomasMoney-Savingbest loan deal 3 savings buckets Suze changed my lifedon't use allowance as bribeadult childrenyours, mine & oursverify retirement plan with HR or plan sponsorUS Tax Codeis it necessary?HDHP's are not badswitch to spouse coveragequick closingface your financial fearsavings pleasurepremiumincrease retirement contribution ratebuy down Financial Power of AttorneyretirementStaffords this year have a fixed 6.8% interest ratefinancial goal phraseadjust allocations LTCi ASAPteach importance of helping otherstraditional vs roth 401(k)Bankruptcycar loanForeclosureautomatic paymentpowerfuladd teentaxesget health insuranceworst financial mistakeInvest for savings growthsocial security never insolventSuze Orman spouse Kathy TravisRetirement IncomeFinancial Gift Cliffrent vs buyteach your child good money habitsSpendingOverspendingborrow each year, capitalization is going to pile up focus on needsnot gender specific high FICO scoreback door Roth IRAleave a legacystandard deduction closing disclosuremarriage inequalityrequire chore in exchange for allowanceStudent DebtSuze is my biggest mentorretirement planno negativityFICO credit score credit card mortgageSuze Ormando you need life insuranceschool incentives for health care wellness screeningRichverify wellness screening and programssocial security not going brokecost of capitalization calculatorsave moneyunexpected expenselower premiumdebtbuy homeGay Couplesprotect dependent AARPdoctors in networkfinancial independencePrime Rate Increasepay interest while in schoolphysical healthenjoy saving GoodbyeETF'slong term goalbig results NewtownIRA contribution gifted moneynear historic lowsFinancial Solutions For Youfinancial fearshome buying budgetHoliday Seasoncontribution FHA loan feeslife insuranceAccuQuote.comspecial saving accountEric Dodge reduce monthly payment3 step financial road mapcommitLong Term Care shoppingholiday spendingdon't ignore open enrollmentresponsiblereplace permanent life insurance with term20% down payment avoid feescommunity collegePBS Specialrolloverdangerous retirement planPersonal Financetax ID theftat worst still pay 75% benefitwould you decline a bonusAdequate Auto and Home Insuranceuniversal college accessSuze Orman Scholarshiponly offered while employed CNBCpaying for collegemortgage interest tax deductiongraduation3 bucket approachLifestyle401(k) ContributionsHDHP's are good for youteenscredit cardFinancial Awarenessfederal student loan deferment couple financesAmericans don't use all paid vacation timeno fee transferbuying car 2016Stock InvestmentsAlarm Clockget the most out of social security low credit scoreGiftsloan necessityraise insurance deductibleGiftGrace19 years cash flow problemmanage student loansritual schedulelive below your meansno retirement funds for down paymentjanuary billsdental insurance no sneaking in feesorigination feesbetter loan ratesinsurancekeep a schedulewomen long term carecostly insurance mistakeMortgage Credit Availability Index!00% tuition paidpaid in fullterm life insurancecnbc alarm clocksocial workdon't charge a pennykids schedule paymentsidentity fraudsecure creditbetter termsDurable Power of Attorney for Health Caremax employer matched 401(k) contributionCiti Simplicity Card paid vacationCommencementmortgage disclosureMost Influential Celebrities Listlow-cost index mutual fundpay more than minimumnew caremergency fund student loan repayment estimatorUrbana-Champaignterm insurancestudent loan debtsuccessbecome member allowance taskadvice for college graduatesbudgetcar leasingfocus on new truth real estate mistakeswaive home inspection bidPrime Rate Rise 2015negotiate points with bank or seller8 month safety netbetter loan dealsconsider roth 401(k)Moneyhome buying mistakesFinancial Advicecompare monthly expenses6 month waiting periodHDHP no waiting periodjuggle multiple financial goalssetup automatic savings withdrawpreexisting condition not covereddebt freepay high rate off firstpush yourself to save more for retirementhome budget after tax costBaby BoomersWall Streetsecured cardmental healthFinal Goodbyebreakdown projected monthly housing costloan is giftLTCfinancial argumentsSandy Hook Elementary Schoolescrowdon't defer interest paymentsknow before you owebuying a carautomate student loan paymentshome loan credit score below 740 long term carespeak new goalSuze approvedone annual fee2015 financial roadmapEmergency Savingsproperty taxprotect loved ones Forbesco-sign Long Term Care Insurance no tax on withdrawlsincrease emergency savingsprovider of financial supportdo not pay allowance for good behaviorAshley SpringerExhibitionLoveignore 6 month grace period save automatic withdraw to savings unsubsidized Stafford loananticipated salaryAARP Social security calculatorstandard ratelousy investmenthome related tax break bonus retirment savingsCommunication Skills SelectQuote.comavoid burn outprotect and provide for minor child Influential Celebritybe kind to yourselfpay down car loanlearn good financial choicesPay Off Debt Before Retirement20% equitymarriage financial responsibilitypay 100% cashno interestis it true? sidelineddear suzeStudent Debt Crisisrefinanceone credit cardhome ownershipallowancecommunity bankincrease retirement savingsloan big picture ultimate compounding giftretirement accountsRevocable Living TrustFICO Scorebill paying prioritiesalternative FICO scoredebit cardhigher insurance deductiblegrandparent IRA contribution Long Term Care premiums3% debt transferred insurance mistakeget credit cardHDHP/HSAonly refinance if it paysgift grandchild IRA contributionpresident Obamakid borrow firstCredit scoreForbes Top 10Auto Savings Teachinterest capitalizationwrite new goalcontribute household expenses maintain standard of livingbad decisionslong-term care loan no longer than 36monthspay off debtConventional loan PMIFundsCollege of Veterinary Medicineprescription tierstudent loan repayment planget over life insurance phobiaopen enrollment review New York LifeHDHP'scredit managementpercentage men widowed 75-84college graduateUniversity of Illinoisrepay student loanshigh deductible health care planmax employee matchSandy Hook Promisevalentines dayvalue moneyreferrals Save Us MoneyWarner Bros Television Groupsame sex marriage band end Floridainsurance yearly reviewCory Bookerlet them have 50% controlmultiple lendersemployer funding HSAsmall changes no splurge required disclosurebalance transfer three year car loansame-sex marriagelowest cost fund optionconfidentmax benefit coveredpercentage of women widowed 75-84be true to yourselfHoliday Shoppingdental discount planfamily save at least $100 monthlyno private loanexercise reguarlyhome insuranceiffy incomereal estate marketcar buying mistakesrising home pricespublic service career student loan repayment credit unionhigh premiumsFree Debt Eliminatoroverspend on dining out4 Must Have Documents raise deductiblesdon't blow tax refundbuy home you can affordpositiveMoney Marketbest interest ratesshort term goal heartachechildren under 18Easy Life Insurance Telepicturesage appropriate choreFiscal Responsibilitystudent loan repaymentdeath benefit 20 to 25 times annual income10% donate to charityresponsible with moneylow down paymentdon't spend always use all paid time off10 year repayment plan Employer Matched Contributionletter to suzedon't cover cosmetic dentistryretain separate credit cardsfinancing car The Suze Orman Showreduce interest ratewomen longer life spanFinancialgrandchild summer job IRA contributionapproved medical 100% tax-freelower ratestudentcut monthly cellular billsavingsPhyllis Shelton expert long-term careHeartVeterinary Schoolprotect your familypoint cost offset by savingscut monthly cable billwomen live longerwives should be involved in retirementpay credit debt ASAP2016 adjust estimated taxpublic service loan forgiveness programhealthy aging monthly dental insurance premiumgift not loanclosing feesmeet monthly pay down student loan debtfinancial concerndepreciating asset 8 Rulestitle insuranceoverspend on nights outHow To Build CreditFinancial Awareness Video FestivalRetirement Savingsdon't buy wantsNew american Dream death benefit needs for familyRoth 401(k)healthy retirement blood pressuremortgageconfident of solution8 month emergency fundinterest on student loans401Kitemized deductiondon't extend mortgage zero rate transfer dealsAmy LacyetFinancial Educatorcharges on credit cardsummer job match income four steps to retirement savings Credit Card Rate Increaseclosing costs 2% of loan2016 adjust withholdingteens and moneyborrowing plan derailed plancomparison shoppingmoney vowsLTC shoppingdon't do five year car loanshop online guaranteed level term policyage appropriate goalslower mortgage interestno late fee can you afford itroth irastore credit cardsInfluentialslong-term care premiumsmobile appis it kind?Bankmonthly benefit Federal Funds Rate2015 record year car salesPost-Divorcecredit reportfile asaptake actionpurely financial standpointinitial tax break stretch out haircut appointmentsearn allowancefull retirement agegift up to 14,000Changing Livesdangerous money seasonUniversity of FloridaSuze Orman's Money WarsFinancial System20% down paymentis it necessarylower overall drug costhealthy retirement weightcalculate dependents annual income needsStudent Loanback-to-school budgetbad retirement planningdon't derail retirement savings40% toward financial goalYoung Adult


View Blog & News List
People First. Then Money. Then Things.
Connect with me on Facebook Connect with me on YouTube Connect with me on Twitter
© 2016 Suze Orman Media Inc. All rights reserved.
 
 |  Search  |  Sitemap  |  Privacy  |  Terms
Sign Up For E-mail Offers
Open Panel
Close Panel