Husband and Wife


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Husband and Wife

A status that, among other things, entitles a couple to file a joint income tax return. For the purpose of joint returns, common-law marriages are recognized only if the state in which the two persons reside recognizes such marriages or if the state in which the marriage began recognizes common-law marriages. The status as husband and wife on the last day of the tax year governs the right to file a joint return.
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Correlation coefficients (rs) suggested that FRP of husband was positively related to marital adjustment of husband and wife; while FRP of wife was negatively related to marital adjustment of husband and wife.
Standardized betas also indicated that perceived role conflict of wife was not a significant predictor of marital adjustment of husband and wife.
For example, assume husband and wife file a joint income tax return showing a liability of $13,004.
If our husband and wife had filed separate returns assume her tax liability would have been $10,302, and his $3,334.
Both husband and wife had, as we have seen, the capacity to manage and to administer marital property.
Between husband and wife there must always be mutual concessions, forbearance, and sympathy;" Anna Galbraith counseled, "a mutual helpfulness to all that is best.
58) The "sex bond" would ripen into "the richest mental and spiritual companionship and love" between husband and wife, eliminating both the incentive for men's extra-marital dalliances and any justification for the "double-standard.
79) "Second Honeymoon" focused on a husband and wife who separate because the husband was insufficiently romantic.