The number of unmarried partner households is on the rise and these couple face some unique financial planning challenges.
Despite progress on marriage equality and workplace protections, some in the LGBTQIA+ community face challenges around finances and other legal issues.
Health-care reform legislation introduced a payroll tax increase and a new Medicare surtax this year. While the rise in payroll tax was automatic for taxpayers with a specific income level, the 3.8% investment surtax does not apply to all forms of income. There are several types of income that are not affected by the tax