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Tying the knot? Some couples may face a ‘marriage tax penalty’

Tying the knot? Some couples may face a ‘marriage tax penalty’

Finance
If you're heading down the aisle this year, your tax situation is likely the last thing on your mind.Yet at some point, it's probably worthwhile evaluating what getting married will mean for your taxes. While many couples will see their taxes drop, some face a "marriage penalty" — paying more than if they had remained unmarried and filed as single taxpayers.In simple terms, the penalty comes into play when tax-bracket thresholds, and deductions or credits are not double the amount allowed for single filers.Bread and Butter Productions | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesSo depending on your income, where you live and the deductions or credits you use, a bigger tax bill could be part of your married future. And it can affect both high and modest earners, young and older.If it happens, it's typic
Charlton 2-3 Doncaster (4-4 agg): Addicks set up repeat of 1998 First Division play-off final against Sunderland after penalty shootout win

Charlton 2-3 Doncaster (4-4 agg): Addicks set up repeat of 1998 First Division play-off final against Sunderland after penalty shootout win

Sports
JOB DONE The Addicks lost 3-2 on the night to Doncaster, but kept their nerve to get the better of their opponents on penalties with a mass pitch invasion following the dramatic conclusion to the game Charlton reached the League One play-off final where they will meet Sunderland – in a repeat of the Division One showdown 21 years ago – after a dramatic penalty shootout victory over Doncaster. After building a 2-1 lead in the first leg, the Addicks’ promotion bid was almost ended when they fell 3-1 behind at The Valley thanks to John Marquis’ goal in extra time. Charlton celebrate after their penalty shoot-out success over Doncaster Substitute Darren Pratley then forced penalties when he found the finish that ensured a 4-4 draw on aggregate, a
NHL apologizes to Vegas Golden Knights for major penalty call in Game 7

NHL apologizes to Vegas Golden Knights for major penalty call in Game 7

Sports
April 25 (UPI) -- The NHL issued an apology to the Vegas Golden Knights for a controversial major penalty that led to four power-play goals and an eventual win in Game 7 for the San Jose Sharks. "The league did reach out and did apologize," Vegas general manager George McPhee told reporters Thursday. "[The officials] made a mistake and I'm sure they feel bad about it. They want to get things right like we all want to get things right in our jobs." The Golden Knights held a 3-0 lead midway through the third period of Tuesday's final game of the series. Sharks captain Joe Pavelski won a faceoff from Vegas center Cody Eakin, who delivered a cross-check to the chest of Pavelski. He stumbled backward and Vegas forward Paul Stastny knocked him off his skates after a collision. Pavelski fell an...
Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic responds to punter who lost out on £855 winnings due to missed penalty in FA Cup defeat by Oldham

Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic responds to punter who lost out on £855 winnings due to missed penalty in FA Cup defeat by Oldham

Sports
thanks mate Relegation battling Fulham were dumped out the FA Cup by League Two side Oldham on Sunday Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has responded to a punter who called him out for missing a penalty in Fulham’s shock FA Cup defeat by Oldham. Premier League relegation battlers Fulham were dumped out the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon as Callum Lang scored an 88th minute winner for the League Two side. Lang’s goal completed a remarkable comeback for Oldham, who had fought back from a goal down with Sam Surridge cancelling out Denis Odoi’s 52nd minute opener. Oldham enjoyed an FA Cup fairy tale on Sunday Oldham did ride their luck at times, however, and when the hosts were awarded a penalty with just six minutes remaining it...
Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

World
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged with the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor Saud al Mojeb said in a statement that 21 people are now in custody over the killing, with 11 people indicted and facing trial.The highest-level official accused of being behind the murder is former deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al Assiri, according to the prosecutor's spokesman Shaalan al Shaalan.He said Mr Khashoggi's alleged killers had set in motion plans for the murder on 29 September, three days before he died inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Mr Khashoggi was killed on 2 October after he was given a lethal injection, before his body was dismembered and taken out of the building, Mr al Shaal...