We don't discriminate. We want to make sure if anyone tried to use TaxCut online they had a recourse here.... When the ACLU brought this to our attention, we agreed with them.''
Denise Sposato, a spokesperson for the tax return filing company H&R Block, responding to an issue raised by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of a gay Connecticut couple. The tax company's software did not support tax returns for civil unions in their state and recommended that they take their returns to a company branch office which would cost same-sex couples more. H&R Block has offered several choices of compensation. (Boston Globe)