Monday, September 2, 2013

IRS Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages in States That Don't Allow Same-Sex Marriage

Christian Post ^ | 08/30/2013 | Napp Nazworth

Same-sex couples who get a marriage license in a state that has redefined marriage to include same-sex couples, but who live in a state that does not recognize their marriage, will be treated as a married couple for federal tax purposes, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced Thursday.

The change in tax policy came after the U.S. Supreme Court this Summer struck down a provision in the Defense of Marriage Act that says marriage will be defined as the union of one man and one woman for the purposes of federal law.  Read more…

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