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Get Married or Not?

Posted by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM
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I have been with my BF for 7 years now. We have one child together and I have two older kids and he has two older kids too. WE had planned to marry in February but Ifound out once I get married I would not qualify for the earned income tax credit for next year. I buy a lot of things for the kids at this time of the year like,clothes,shoes,eye glasses,class ring, pay for summer camp. And things they want like a phone, I was planning to but a newer car for one.I do love him very much just not sure if I'm ready to loose all the extra at the end of the year. So my question is...Do I or do I not get married?

by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM
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AlohaTink
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:01 AM
Who told you that you wouldn't qualify?
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ellinger03
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:05 AM
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The Lady who did my taxes


 

Quoting AlohaTink:

Who told you that you wouldn't qualify?


 

beadingmom17
by Rachel on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:06 AM
So you're not going to marry someone you love because of money?
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AlohaTink
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:06 AM
Would you make too much money? I got married in July and as long as we filed married joint we still got the earned income and child tax credit. But I'm the only one working and dh stays home so our income is about 25k a year
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womanwifemomof3
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:06 AM

messed up system

 

AlohaTink
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:07 AM
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I was wondering that too. If you won't marry someone because you won't get as much of a tax return....kinda answers her own question.


Quoting beadingmom17:

So you're not going to marry someone you love because of money?

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EmmaGlenn20
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:07 AM
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Wow...maybe I shouldn't have married my husband, then, so I could get more free money.

......

Not.

aidensmomma508
by Wendy on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:08 AM

I wouldn't not get married over taxes 

MommyBoha
by Country Girl on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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Oh FFS
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auntangelofsix
by Silver Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:09 AM
Thats nuts.
I say Follow you Heart.
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