Same sex married couples may elect to file their federal income tax returns as single persons until the September 15, 2013 deadline.
Marriage and income taxes
Your filing status is important for many reasons. It might be a good idea to have some tax planning computations done when planning your wedding date. Part of the IRS matching program, which includes screening for efiing, is to match social security numbers on tax returns when joint returns or married, filing separate returns are filed.