Tax Warrior Chronicles

New PRIDE Bill Removes Statute of Limitations on Pre-Windsor Refund Claims for Same-Sex Married Couples

Posted on Fri, Jun 28, 2019

By: Rosalind Sutch, CPA, MT


June 26th is an important day in LGBTQ history.  On this day, two landmark civil rights Supreme Court cases were decided.  It’s been six years since U.S. v. Windsor and four years since Obergefell v. Hodges.  Windsor struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and mandated the federal government to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples. Obergefell confirmed the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples under the constitution and effectively mandated states to both recognize and allow same-sex marriages. A new bill seeks to correct a lingering tax issue for these couples.

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What Pride Month Means to The Tax Warriors

Posted on Fri, Jun 07, 2019

By: Eric R. Elmore


When I was growing up in the 70s, there was a Sunday morning children’s program called “Wonderama.” Its closing theme song was “Kids are People, Too.” I’m proud to work for a firm that views and treats members of the LGBTQ community the same way…as people, like everyone else. 

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Posted on Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Today, as a nation, we celebrate diversity, equality and another huge step forward for civil rights. 

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Landmark Marriage Equality Case Could Simplify Tax Filing for Same-Sex Spouses

Posted on Thu, Apr 30, 2015

On April 28, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, a case involving statewide bans on same-sex marriage in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. Although not a tax case, the Court's decision, expected this summer, could nonetheless affect same-sex spouses' taxes in a number of ways.

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