Tax Justice and Same-Sex Domestic Partner Health Benefits: An Analysis of the Tax Equity for Health Plan Beneficiaries Act
51 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2015
Date Written: 2009
Under DOMA, tax exemptions for employer-provided health benefits are available unequally to same-sex and opposite-sex spouses. The Tax Equity for Health Plan Beneficiaries Act would make the law more equitable, but it should also extend the tax exclusion for dismemberment benefits to same-sex partners.
Keywords: taxation, tax, tax equity, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, marriage, defense of marriage act
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