Welcome to the Fun House: The Incredible Maze of Divorce Taxation

59 Pages Posted: 11 Jun 2008

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Beverly I. Moran

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Abstract

Using legislative histories the article shows how the incidence of taxation began to fall more heavily on women in the context of divorce as women's social and political status rose during World War II and that this trend continued through several sets of divorce tax reform.

Keywords: race, wealth, discrimination, class

Suggested Citation

Moran, Beverly I., Welcome to the Fun House: The Incredible Maze of Divorce Taxation. Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 26, 1989, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1142948

Beverly I. Moran (Contact Author)

Vanderbilt University - Law School ( email )

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