Government Shutdown

ASPPA released this announcement today in regards to the government shutdown. “October 7, 2013 The federal government shutdown continues into its second week as the impasse over spending for federal government operations appears no closer to being resolved. Last week, Congress agreed to spare the military from the shutdown. Congress also plans to provide back…

Same Sex Marriages now recognized for Federal Tax purposes

Same Sex Marriages and what it means for your Qualified Retirement Plan.  [Revenue Ruling 2013-17] On August 29, 2013 the IRS announced that Same-Sex marriages will now be recognized for Federal tax purposes as of September 16, 2013. Furthermore, same-sex marriages will be recognized regardless of their state of residence.  The IRS will, “look to…