2020 TAXPRO Journal Issue 2 Exam



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This article reviews the history and definition of marriage penalty, discusses a few situations that can arise for married taxpayers, offers options for mitigation, and presents tax planning opportunities for the resourceful tax preparer. There’s a brief discussion on the economic impact of this status and how the U.S. could consider easing the burden on taxpayers by removing MFJ as an option.

Exam Details

Materials will include The Taxing Side of Marriage Vows article, printable exam questions for study purposes and the online exam. CPE will be issued after the exam is successfully completed.

Course Year: 2020
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Knowledge or experience with individual taxation
Advanced Preparation: None
Deliver Method: QAS Self Study

CPE CreditsDesignationField of Study
IRS1AFSPFederal Tax Law Topic
IRS1EAFederal Tax Law Topic
CTEC1CRTPFederal Tax Law Topic

How to Earn CPE

To receive credit for this article and exam, you must successfully pass the course exam with a score of 70% or better. We also recommend completion of the review questions and feedback provided with the article.

The course and exam will expire one year from the date of purchase.

Registration/Cancellation Policy

​You must be a current Professional or Premium level member to register for this exam. To access this member benefit, register before May 2021. You have one year from registration to complete the course to earn CPE. Because this is an online education offering, it is nonrefundable.

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