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What the DOMA Ruling Means for Same-Sex Spouses in Ohio

Based on the Supreme Court decision in the Windsor case that ruled a portion of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, the IRS issued guidance in August, 2013 to assist same-sex spouses with their income tax returns (Rev. Rul. 2013-17).  Per the IRS guidance, same-sex spouses who are legally married in a state

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2013 Tax Return Filing Season is Now Open

The IRS opened the 2013 tax return filing season on Friday January 31, 2014.  Individuals may now electronically file their 2013 Form 1040 and the IRS will begin issuing refunds on tax overpayments. While individuals may have previously filed their returns by mail, the IRS was not processing those returns until the 31st.  Therefore, refunds

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