Posts Tagged DOMA

Tax Consequences on Right to Marry Extended to Same-Sex Couples in All States

The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state, according to the Supreme Court. The Court held that “the…

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IRS Guidance on Same Sex Marriages

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on October 17 that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages performed in seven more states. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review rulings from federal appeals courts that had struck down bans on same-sex marriage in some of these states.…

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3 Things to Monitor in 2014 for your Tax Planning

As we begin the New Year, there are three priority areas that are critical to monitor and keep abreast of: The Affordable Care Act; the Defense of Marriage Act; and IRS activity. While these are areas of interest that many businesses are already familiar with, 2014 is…

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