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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling: What it means for CPAs and their clients

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know by now that the Supreme Court has ruled it’s unconstitutional for states to ban same-sex marriage. In effect, the ruling legalizes gay marriage in all 50 states.

What you might not know is that the ruling has lots of implications for CPAs.

A slew of services — from tax preparation to health care to financial planning to employee benefits — are being re-examined in the wake of the ruling.

Thankfully, it didn’t take long for the financial advice to start flowing. Here is just a sampling of the guidance that has surfaced since the ruling came down.


Bill Sheridan