Friday, August 30, 2013

Breaking News: New IRS Treatment of Legally Married Sex-Same Couples

From the U.S. Department of Treasury:


The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling applies regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes same-sex marriage or a jurisdiction that does not recognize same-sex marriage.

The ruling implements federal tax aspects of the June 26th Supreme Court decision invalidating a key provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.

Read more here.

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No surprise here.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer Matt Ingham | Aug 30, 2013 9:43:07 PM

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