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Same-Sex Marriage Internal Revenue Service Income Taxes

Same-sex marriage refers to marriage between two individuals of the same sex. Historically, such marriages have not been legally recognized. However, there has been a growing trend to expand marriage rights to... more +
Same-sex marriage refers to marriage between two individuals of the same sex. Historically, such marriages have not been legally recognized. However, there has been a growing trend to expand marriage rights to same-sex couples. The United States Supreme Court addressed aspects of this issue in Windsor v. United States and Hollingsworth v. Perry.  less -

All Legal Same-Sex Marriages will be Recognized for Federal Tax Purposes

by Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP on

Over a month after the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) was repealed, the US Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has finally weighed in with guidance on the issue of same-sex marriages. As expected, the guidance held that all...more

Same-Sex Couples Should Take Exception With The Missing Exemption

by Varnum LLP on

In the wake of the recent determination of the unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, the mind of a tax attorney begins to wonder about the practical income tax implications for same-sex couples....more

The Supreme Court Said We're Married … Now What?

by Nossaman LLP on

We recently sent an E-Alert on what the recent Supreme Court same-sex marriage decisions mean for employers, but what do those decisions mean for the couples themselves in terms of employer and tax benefits?...more

Tax Law Blog: IRS Statement on DOMA and Tax Tips for Newlyweds

by Davis Brown Law Firm on

On June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional. A full explanation of the article is available on a prior post. Experts in the tax realm have mixed views...more

The Impact of the Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision on Your Employee Benefit Plans

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court held that the Defense of Marriage Act (known as DOMA) is unconstitutional. What does this mean for your company’s employee benefit plans?...more

Landmark US Supreme Court Decision May Extend US Tax Benefits to UK Civil Partners

by Butler Snow LLP on

On Wednesday, 26 June 2013, the US Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), which limits the definition of “marriage” to “a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife” and...more

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