October 17, 2018

DOMA

IRS to Recognize All Same-sex Marriages, Regardless of Resident State

Married filing jointly is married filing jointly! The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling applies regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes […]

Depending On How This Gay Court Stuff Goes, Ernst & Young Might Have a Little Extra Pocket Change

According to this recent HuffPo article, a favorable DOMA decision might save a few bucks for big employers like Ernst & Young: After her partner gave birth to triplets in 1998, Chris Crespo began paying closer attention to the employee benefits offered by her company, major accounting firm Ernst & Young. "I wanted to make […]