A group of Democrats led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and House Ways and Means Committee ranking member Richard Neal, D-Mass., has introduced legislation to allow same-sex couples who were previously barred from filing taxes jointly to now submit amended returns dating back to the year of their marriage.

They were joined by 71 of their congressional colleagues in the Senate and the House in introducing the Refund Equality Act last week. The legislation would ensure that legally married same-sex couples, who until the Supreme Court’s 2013 landmark decision in the case of U.S. v. Windsor were barred from filing federal taxes jointly, could file amended returns going back to their marriage year.

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