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Some FL Employers Paying Tax on Domestic Partner Benefits

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Miami Herald
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More Florida workplaces than ever are giving gay and straight domestic partners access to health benefits, the Miami Herald reports. Because domestic partnerships aren’t recognized by federal law, some Florida companies are now also reimbursing employees for the federal income tax they have to pay on the value of the premiums. 

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.