Same Sex marriage - New York State

I recently read an article in the NY TImes that states the following regarding same-sex marriages and filing:  
Because the federal government does NOT recognise same sex marriages, for federal i must file as "single" - since New York State now recognises same-sex marriage I must file as "married".  Is this accurate?  
Also - If this is the case how can I carry over the info in turbo-tax from Fed to State?  I've entered all the info into Turbo-tax but have not submitted anything yet.  Thanks
    The answer is that TurboTax will actually prepare three federal returns.  Two single returns (one for reach of you) that will actually be filed.  The third return will be a "dummy" joint return that won't actually get filed, but will prepare all of the information that the NY return (also joint) will need. So four returns all together, three of which will actually be filed.  

    Also, it really helps to use the desktop version in this situation.  It allows much greater access to the forms being compiled.  We have a more detailed help article (link below) if you would like more information.

      This question is now fortunately outdated.  Now that both the IRS and NY recognize same sex marriages, there is no difference between a SSM couple and an OSM couple in NY state.

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