This is the time of year for many couples to tie the knot. If you marry during 2015, here are some post-marriage tips to help you avoid stress at tax time.
1. Notify the Social Security Administration – Report any name change to the Social Security Administration so that your name and SSN will match when filing your next tax return. Informing the SSA of a name change is quite simple. File a Form SS-5, Application for a Social Security Card at your local SSA office. The form is available on SSA’s Web site, by calling 800-772-1213, or at local offices. Your income tax refund may be delayed if it is discovered your name and SSN don’t match at the time your return is filed.
2. Notify the IRS – If you have a new address, you should notify the IRS by sending Read more