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IRS will treat same-sex married couples equally – IRS issues major policy change for tax filing

The Internal Revenue Service announced Thursday that legally married same-sex couples in all 50 states, regardless of where they reside, will be recognized as married for tax purposes. The complete press release is reprinted here. Treasury and IRS Announce That All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized for Federal Tax Purposes Ruling Provides Certainty, Benefits, and Protections Under Federal Tax Law for Same-Sex Married Couples WASHINGTON – 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 same-sex marriage or a jurisdiction that does not recognize same-sex marriage. The ruling implements federal tax aspects of the June 26th Supreme C

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