IRS Rules All Legal Same Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes – Forbes

After weeks of speculation about how the Internal Revenue Service will treat same-sex marriages, we have our answer: the IRS has announced that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. And that’s what we expected.

But here’s what we didn’t: the ruling applies regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes same-sex marriage or a jurisdiction that does not recognize same-sex marriage.

via IRS Rules All Legal Same Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes – Forbes.

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