A group of Democrats led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and House Ways and Means Committee ranking member Richard Neal, D-Mass., has introduced legislation to allow same-sex couples who were previously barred from filing taxes jointly to now submit amended returns dating back to the year of their marriage.
They were joined by 71 of their congressional colleagues in the Senate and the House in introducing the Refund Equality Act last week. The legislation would ensure that legally married same-sex couples, who until the Supreme Court’s 2013 landmark decision in the case of U.S. v. Windsor were barred from filing federal taxes jointly, could file amended returns going back to their marriage year.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access