Pride Month Q&A: Planning steps to take now
During Pride month, we highlight common questions about tax & estate planning posed by LGBT families.
A: Since 2015, legally married same-sex couples can enjoy the same benefits − and burdens − afforded by federal law as do heterosexual married couples. The application of federal tax rules for married same-sex couples presents tax and estate planning opportunities that may not have been previously considered. With Pride month upon us, now is a great time to plan ahead for your loved ones.
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