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IRS and Treasury Department Provide Guidance on Same-Sex Marriage

SKWealth shares article to provide guidance on same-sex marriage for federal tax purposes.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have announced that same-sex couples who are legally married in jurisdictions that recognize same-sex marriage will be treated as married for all federal tax purposes. Guidance has been provided in the form of a Revenue Ruling (Rev. Rul. 2013-17) and associated Frequently Asked Questions. [read more]