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IRS Revenue Ruling - IRS Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages Regardless of Domicile
Posted on 6 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have ruled in Revenue Ruling 2013-17 that same-sex couples, legally married in a jurisdiction that recognizes their marriage, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The... Read More

Will DOMA Issues Doom Tax Reform?
Posted on 7 May 2013 by TaxAnalysts®

by Clint Stretch The already grinding gears of immigration reform slowed again last week when Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) angered conservatives by suggesting that his committee extend to roughly 40,000 binational same-sex couples the same rights enjoyed... Read More

DOMA Doomed by Estate Tax Refund Claim
Posted on 26 Jun 2013 by Asbury Law Firm

The United States Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as an unconstitutional violation of the "equal liberty" protections of the 5th Amendment. The dispute in U.S. v. Windsor * began when Edie Windsor filed a... Read More

Why Tax Same-Sex Couples on Employer-Provided Health Benefits?
Posted on 23 Jan 2011 by Deanne Morton

This past week marked a significant change in the area of hospital visitation rights. Under new regulations implemented by President Obama, hospitals that participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs (i.e., most U.S. hospitals) must allow patients to... Read More