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

Overview


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.”