(Bloomberg) -- The Supreme Court's decision to allow same-sex marriage nationwide will remove tax and personal-finance headaches that have bedeviled gay couples.

The 5-4 decision by the court is a particularly significant victory for many residents of the 14 states where same-sex marriages were banned until Friday, often under state constitutional amendments.

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