Gay couples may get tax benefits

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She said a consultation exercise on the details of a new ‘civil partnership registration scheme for same-sex couples’ will included the implications of such a scheme for tax.

She was replying to a question from Oxford West and Abingdon Liberal Democrat MP Evan Harris who asked what tax benefits would be available to same-sex couples living as a couple and what the cost would be if they were treated in the same way as normal couples.

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