The Federal Eye: same sex marriage

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 09/19/2013

TSP to begin recognizing same-sex marriages

Spousal rights in retirement savings plan for federal workers will depend on “jurisdiction of celebration.“

By Eric Yoder  |  10:53 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense of marriage act, rights of spouses, same sex marriage, Thrift Savings Plan, TSP

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Cardin: IRS needs to quickly address tax rules for same-sex couples

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) issued sent to the heads of the IRS and Treasury Department calling for swift action.

By Josh Hicks  |  02:52 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  same sex marriage

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Social Security Administration now processing same-sex marriage benefit claims

Social Security program is one of many benefits affected by the Defense of Marriage Act case.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:51 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, same sex marriage, social security administration, Social Security Benefits, survivor benefits

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Key federal employee benefits at stake in DOMA case

Most of public supports extending benefits to same-sex marriages but Supreme Court ruling will set the course.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense of marriage act, doma, Federal benefits, same sex marriage