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Estate Planning Update - December 2017
The following is a summary of some estate planning developments and opportunities that may be of interest to you.
United States
28 Dec 2017
Election Update: Federal Estate Tax Repeal On The Horizon?
The Republican sweep of the presidency and both houses of Congress has led to increased speculation about the possible repeal of the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) taxes.
United States
13 Dec 2016
State Estate Tax Developments And Impact Of Potential Federal Repeal
New Jersey has repealed its estate tax, increasing the New Jersey exemption to $2 million in 2017 and eliminating the tax entirely for decedents dying in 2018 or later.
United States
13 Dec 2016
2017 Inflation Adjustments
Each year, certain federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax figures are subject to inflation adjustments.
United States
13 Dec 2016
Family Business Planning In Light Of Proposed Regulations Under Section 2704
The IRS recently issued proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 2704 that, if finalized, would curtail or eliminate valuation discounts for gift and estate tax purposes.
United States
3 Oct 2016
Estate Planning Update July 2016 - Tax Scams Are On The Rise
Reports of scam phone calls by people impersonating IRS agents or other officials are increasing.
United States
20 Jul 2016
Estate Planning Update July 2016 - Give Directly To Charities From Your IRA
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and other retirement plans often make great vehicles for implementing charitable intentions.
United States
20 Jul 2016
Estate Planning Update July 2016 - Moving To A New State?
Many of our clients move to new states each year – for a new climate, for a new job, to be closer to friends or relatives.
United States
15 Jul 2016
A Guide To Estate Planning
The goal of estate planning is to direct the transfer and management of your property in a way that makes the most sense for you and your family.
United States
26 Jan 2016
2016 Inflation Adjustments
For 2016, the annual exclusion amount for gifts remains at $14,000. The estate, gift and GST tax exemption amount for estates of decedents dying in 2016 and gifts made in 2016 is increased to $5.45 million.
United States
16 Dec 2015
Estate Planning Update - July 2014
We continue to believe that passing property in trust for both a surviving spouse and descendants offers the most benefit to your family.
United States
31 Jul 2014
Strategies To Take Advantage Of 2012 Estate Planning (Estate Planning Update - July 2012)
The window of opportunity to make large gifts in a tax-efficient manner is scheduled to close at the end of this year.
United States
19 Jul 2012
Estate Planning Update - December 2011
The rumors that circulated in November that the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the "Super Committee") would propose significant changes to the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax laws proved to be unfounded, as the November 23 deadline for the Super Committee passed with no action taken.
United States
17 Jan 2012
Potential Reduction In Federal Gift, Estate And Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Exemptions
Rumors are circulating that the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the "Super Committee") -- cut $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit over the coming decade -- will recommend a reduction in the federal gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax exemptions when it releases its recommendations on November 23, 2011.
United States
15 Nov 2011
Estate Planning Update - June 2011
As you may know, several tax law changes resulted from the legislation signed into law by Governor Malloy on May 4, 2011, as part of the budget compromise. The following summarizes a few of the key changes.
United States
7 Jun 2011
Estate Planning Update - July 2010
At the time of our last newsletter in December 2009, the House of Representatives had passed legislation extending the 2009 estate tax exemptions and rates for another year, and we were hopeful that this would be addressed by the Senate shortly thereafter.
United States
13 Jul 2010
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