The Treasury Department said the ruling would Its parliament had passed the measure legalizing gay marriage earlier for all federal tax purposes, including income, gift and estate taxes, and all federal tax provisions in which marriage is a factor, including filing status, dependency exemptions, employee benefits and individual retirement accounts.
Same-sex couples were officially allowed to marry beginning January 9, more than a month after it was legalized in the country. The order was another victory for gay marriage advocates after a federal judge in Montana on Wednesday struck down that state's ban on same-sex marriage.
And earlier this year nearly all of Malta's parliament voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. News Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.
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Archived from the original on 22 February The bill, passed tosays couples will have the same rights, including the freedom to marry and to adopt children, regardless of gender. The decision followed a ruling from the Inter-American Court on Human Rights affirming that countries should allow same-sex couples the right to marry.
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Colorado governor signs law to allow same-sex civil unions. After final arguments by the leaders of each party, the Republicans mustered 48 votes, 12 short of the 60 they needed to overcome a procedural hurdle and move the proposed amendment to the floor.
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