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spouse

 A legal marriage partner as defined by state law

spouse

1. A partner in marriage.
2. A life partner.
spousal, adjective
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I appreciate Senator Kaine's efforts to draw attention to military spouse unemployment and create policies that support military families.
If both spouses are already claiming benefits, the higher benefit amount automatically will become the survivor's benefit.
At Fort Worth, key spouses are known as STARS (an acronym for Spouses reaching out To Welcome and inform All Reserve/lntegrated Active Spouses).
If the spouses are no longer married, the factor weighs in favor of relief.
4) an enterprise and the income derived from the operations of the enterprise or any other business, provided that the spouses took up such business activities after the commencement of the marriage.
Following the couple's divorce, Lora Baran filed for innocent spouse relief under IRC sections 6015 (b) and (c), which contain part of the rules for such protection.
If withholding, estimated income tax payments or the overpayment from the prior year applied to this year is going to be claimed by a spouse whose social security number it is not under, be sure to write to the IRS and FTB and have them apportion the taxes between the spouses prior to filing the tax returns.
The new findings show that physicians and family members need to address the social and practical needs of elderly people whose spouses develop disabling illnesses, notes gerontologist Suzanne E.
This device may be considered in a variety of scenarios where one or both spouses own appreciated property.
It helps military spouses overcome the loneliness and uncertainty that comes with having a loved one deployed and in harm's way.
It lets the surviving spouse make the call with 20-20 hindsight, but you need a certain kind of marriage for that
20) In such a case, the consent of both spouses should be signified on the donor spouse's 709.