Tax, Estate Worries Far From Over Despite Marriage Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling Friday that same-sex couples are entitled to the full benefits of marriage in all 50 states may have ended a tax and estate planning nightmare, but experts say questions about the reaction of corporate America, the future of civil unions and retroactive tax refunds remain.

Same-sex couples can now look forward to fewer headaches and opportunities to swap horror stories of navigating out-of-sync state and federal policies on taxes, spousal consent and beneficiary designations, but questions hang over issues such...

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