Weekly Round-Up: Eight Key Estate Planning Opportunities Arising From the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision on Same-Sex Marriage


Recently, in Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a state ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. 

In this week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report, Joshua S. Rubenstein and Casey C. Verst, both of Katten Muchin Rosenman, discuss several estate planning opportunities for same-sex couples in the wake of this landmark decision.

The article can be read in its entirety here.

Some notable developments from the State Tax Developments Tracker–Bloomberg BNA’s new tool for monitoring important developments in all the states:

California Franchise Tax Board Publishes its September 2015 Tax News

Massachusetts Department of Revenue Issues Directive on Approval of Principal Reporting Corporation

Maryland Comptroller of Treasury Announces That “Act Now, Pay Now” Tax Amnesty Program Will Run From September 1 to October 30

For more information about this and other state tax issues, sign up for a free trial of the Bloomberg BNA Premier State Tax Library. 

In other developments… 

Legal Alert: Court of Appeals Hears Michigan’s Compact Election Cases, by Sutherland

New Jersey – Enactment of Royalty Addback Does Not Preclude Out-of-State Licensor From Being Subject to CBT, by PwC

Location Matters: Effective Tax Rates on R&D Facilities by State, by the Tax Foundation

Compiled by Priya D. Nair

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