Cambridge seeks to defray federal tax on health care
By Brock Parker Globe Correspondent / June 9, 2011
In a move that may be the first of its kind in the country, Cambridge will soon begin making payments to same-sex married public employees to defray the cost of what local officials have called a discriminatory federal tax.
Beginning in July, the city will begin paying quarterly stipends to city employees in a same-sex marriage who must pay federal taxes on the value of the health benefits their spouse receives from the city.
- City of Cambridge to give stipend to same-sex married public employees(miamiherald.typepad.com)
- Multiple tax returns for same-sex couples (turbotax.intuit.com)