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IRS Issues Guidelines for Same-Sex Couples

June 26, 2012

In a step that recognizes the validity of same-sex partnerships — and the complexity of the tax issues they face, the IRS has issued answers to frequently asked questions regarding taxation for same-sex couples . Most of these complexities result from the lack of federal recognition — which hopefully will come to an end once DOMA is repealed or declared unconstitutional by an appellate court.

Here is a link to the IRS publication:

http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=258326,00.html