Since the Supreme Court’s decision regarding DOMA in June of 2013, information has been gradually released regarding the impact of that decision on employee benefits and taxes. On December 16th, 2013, the IRS issued guidance that specifically affects the participation of same-sex spouses in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), and cafeteria plans. [...]Continue Reading →
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Since the Supreme Court’s DOMA decision earlier this year, employers have slowly been receiving guidance on how their processes would need to change. That continued on September 23rd, when the IRS issued Notice 2013-61. That notice created special procedures that employers can use to correct overpayments of employment taxes on same-sex spouse benefits. Here are a few [...]Continue Reading →
On August 29th, 2013, the IRS issued a ruling that has been awaited since the Supreme Court’s decision regarding DOMA earlier this summer. The IRS ruling states that same-sex couples who are legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriage will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. This ruling is applicable whether or [...]Continue Reading →
Since the Supreme Court’s decision on DOMA this year, the staff at CBG Benefits has been actively working to ensure that you will meet your compliance needs. Many found this article that we recently shared helpful — 10 Tips for HR and Benefits Managers: Post-DOMA. Today, we are happy to share additional insight that has been [...]Continue Reading →
The news regarding the Supreme Court’s decision that DOMA’s definition of marriage is invalid has certainly created a wave of uncertainty among Human Resources professionals and Benefit Managers. We’ve been able to offer guidance to many clients and prospects through our Legislative Brief, “The DOMA Decision: What it Means for Employers“. Of course, questions remain [...]Continue Reading →
The news regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling that DOMA’s definition of marriage is invalid will have an impact on many individuals. For employers, the decision will also affect items regarding employee benefits. To help your company understand the potential impact, we are happy to make available a new Legislative Brief, entitled: “Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA [...]Continue Reading →
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced decisions in two significant cases regarding laws affecting same-sex marriage — the federal Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8. In this article, we provide a brief review of what we learned yesterday, thoughts on the potential impact to employers, as well as [...]Continue Reading →