by Michael Napier
Friday, August 30, 2013
in Financial Planning
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On August 29, 2013, the IRS and the US Department of Treasury released memorandums stating that for federal tax purposes legally married same sex couples may file, married filing jointly or married filing separate.
As long as the same sex couple marries in a state that permits gay marriage, they will be treated married for federal tax purposes. The ruling applies regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes same-sex marriage or a jurisdiction that does...