Federal Agencies Issue Rulings Regarding Treatment of Same-Sex Marriages

Over the course of the past month two regulatory rulings have been issued which provide greater clarity regarding the federal treatment of legally married same-sex couples in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision which struck down the Defense of Marriage Act earlier this summer. First, on August 29th the IRS ruled that all […]

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Potential Tax Consequences of the Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

On June 26th the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, was unconstitutional. The decision will influence the way that legally married same-sex couples are taxed, with many of the consequences yet to be determined. One of the biggest questions outstanding is the federal marital status of couples who […]

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