10 Ways Taxes Might Affect Your Relationship
Death and taxes are not the only inevitabilities in life. Sooner or later, most people will also fall in love. How that overlaps with personal finance is explored in a comedy film released this month, "Love & Taxes" -- called in an appreciative review in Variety "that unlikely thing: a fine-print financial romantic comedy" -- in which a man falls in love and gets helps coming clean about seven years of unpaid (and unfiled) taxes. Most relationships won't have to deal with anything that extreme, but there are ways even a run-of-the-mill tax time can affect a relationship.
Taxes is a complicated drag. Some couples may do it together. In some relationships, one partner might be expert enough to do both sets of taxes. But the rest of us shouldn't be afraid to look outside the home for that support ... and get an accountant.