Tag Archives: DOMA

IRS Rules on Same Sex Couples

30 Aug

Back in July I wrote about the tax effects of the DOMA decision, where I mentioned there are still some uncertainties out there such as how the IRS would respond.  At the time of the decision, the IRS said it would “move swiftly to provide revised guidance in the near future.”  Well today the IRS provided that […]

Tax Consequences of DOMA Decision

02 Jul

As everyone knows by now, last week the US Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court struck down DOMA, holding that the Federal government cannot bar States from recognizing same sex marriage.  While there were many implications stemming from this decision, one […]