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IRS Finalizes Same-Sex Marriage Recognition Regulations

Authored by Mary Ellen Schill
Posted on September 1, 2016
Filed under Tax Deductions

It took almost eleven months, and minimal comments from the public, but the IRS has now finalized its October 2015 regulations which recognized same-sex marriages as lawful marriages for purposes of the tax code.  More information on that found here Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage Officially the Tax Law of the Land.  No need to go through your Code book and cross out all those references to husband and wife!