Minnesota State Tax Treatment for Same Sex Spouses and Domestic Partners Post-DOMA

In light of the recent Supreme Court decisions, the Minnesota Department of Revenue is planning to provide guidance on how the decisions affect Minnesota state tax issues. The tax issues include the withholding of imputed income for health coverage of domestic partners and same-sex spouses. The Minnesota Department is currently aiming to provide advice during its July 18th conference call for practitioners. The scope of this advice will likely hinge on the amount of guidance the IRS has issued as of that date. The IRS is currently considering its response to the Supreme Court decisions.

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Today’s post was contributed by Megan E. Hladilek and Atul Jain

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