Bill to offer financial parity to same-sex couples

Changes will be introduced in this week’s Finance Bill which will give same-sex couples equal financial rights to married couples.

15th January, 2011

Changes will be introduced in this week’s Finance Bill which will give same-sex couples equal financial rights to married couples.

Under the new Civil Partnership Act, which was passed before Christmas and came into effect this month, same sex couples can register their civil partnership and be treated like spouses in financial matters, such as tax and inheritance.

This week’s Finance Bill will introduce amendments to the tax and social welfare codes to...

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