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|Subject: IRS to Recognize All Gay Marriages||Date: 8/29/2013 5:25 PM|
|Author: lindytoes||Number: 119100 of 121219|
If you have been legally married, the IRS will recognize any same sex marriage for federal tax purposes regardless of where you live. This announcement came today.
I.R.S. to Recognize All Gay Marriages, Regardless of State
The federal rules change is one of many stemming from the landmark Supreme Court decision in June that struck down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act. That ruling found that same-sex couples were entitled to federal benefits, but left open the question of how the federal government would actually administer those benefits.
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