Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Homebuyer Tax Credit – What’s in it for Same-Sex Couples?

Congress has recently updated legislation as part of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act that gives qualifying first-time homebuyers a tax credit worth up to $8,000.  The legislation adds Section 36 to the Internal Revenue Code.   With real estate … Continue reading

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Newly Married Same-Sex Couples: State Law Revokes Your Will

According to current data, more than 12,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot since the recognition of marriage equality here in Massachusetts over 5 years ago.  Prior to the change in law, same-sex couples were only able to protect their … Continue reading

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