Expert Q&A on Same-sex Partner Benefits after the US Supreme Court’s Obergefell Decision


Todd Solomon and Jacob Mattinson were interviewed regarding the impact on employers of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges same-sex marriage rights ruling. “Because same-sex marriage may now be performed and recognized in all 50 states,” the two lawyers noted, “employers will no longer need to apply special taxation rules to same-sex spouses based on the myriad of state tax laws. Instead, all same-sex spouses will receive favorable state tax treatment. As a result, related payroll issues will be less burdensome on employers and their employees.”