Tax Filing Considerations Post-Doma 2013

On August 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17, which clarified how the Federal government would apply the Supreme Court’s decision in ­U.S. v. Windsor 1 for federal tax purposes. Federal tax rights and benefits related to marriage are available only where there is a valid marriage. Currently, 13 states recognize same-sex…
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