Guidance On Windsor Compliance

The IRS has released guidance on complying with the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor striking down parts of DOMA including the issue of retroactivity.

Document Excerpt

The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance on the application (including the retroactive application) of the decision in United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. ___, 133 S.Ct. 2675 (2013), and the holdings of Rev. Rul. 2013-17, 2013-38 I.R.B. 201 (Sept. 16, 2013), to retirement plans qualified under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code).

Link http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-14-19.pdf

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