The Demise of DOMA: New Financial Planning Strategies for Pennsylvania Same-Sex Couples
In June of 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in U.S. v. Windsor that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional as a deprivation of the equal liberty for all people protected by the Fifth Amendment. While this ruling doesn’t specifically decide the overall constitutionality of same-sex marriage, it does declare that for federal estate tax purposes a marriage cannot be narrowly defined as solely between a man and a woman.
This ruling created many questions but perhaps the most important was how would the IRS and other federal agencies treat same-sex couples in states, like Pennsylvania, that do not recognize same-sex marriage and what pro-active steps are available for the residents of these states?
Beyond Windsor: The True Meaning of DOMA’s Downfall
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PA Same-Sex Couples Can Now Take Advantage of the Defeat of DOMA to Cut Taxes and Increase Wealth!
Saturday, December 7, 2013
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