This could be good advice but it depends on so many factors. Generally congress tried several years ago to make sure that if your income was less than $130,000 combined you wouldn’t have what is called a marriage penalty. There are a lot of things that could affect that general rule. Can you tell me what your approximate income is?
Do you own a home?
Do you have other income investments or rentals?
Is this the first full year you will be filing joint for the whole year?
Did you owe tax for 2010?
Let me know the answers to these questions and I will be able to take a better guess as to whether your guy is right.
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