Join us for the next employer webinar on benefit plan guidelines that have been issued after the DOMA decision, what group and retirement plans need to do to comply with this decision, and ways to deal with the uncertainties.
While much attention has been focused on the federal government shutdown and its effect on PPACA regulations, employers are still awaiting guidance on DOMA.
Details continue to emerge on how the federal government will implement the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that part of DOMA. Read it all here…
What employers must change regarding employee benefits for same-sex marriages.
Ruling extends pretax treatment to same-sex spouses’ health insurance coverage in all 50 states
The Supreme Court that struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act and required the federal government to recognize same-sex marriage will have far-ranging implications for employee benefit plans.
The Supreme Court’s decision striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act is being hailed as a huge victory for same-sex couples, but the ruling makes benefits administration for employers even more complicated than before.
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Legally-Married Same-Sex Spouses Entitled to Federal Recognition and Lifts California Ban on Same-Sex Marriages
Employers will need to consider carefully the scope of the decision and various issues relating to the implementation and effective date of the decision with regard to these issues.
IRS issued guidance and provisions regarding same-sex couples and DOMA. Read more.