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IRS Bars Attempts To Circumvent $10,000 Cap On Salt Deductions
In response, the IRS released final regulations on June 11 designed to prohibit taxpayers from circumventing this type of SALT limitation.
United States
31 Jul 2019
Connecticut Increases Gift And Estate Tax Exemption Amounts
Connecticut Increases Gift And Estate Tax Exemption Amounts.
United States
30 Jul 2019
Complementary Philanthropy Using Both Donor-Advised Funds And Private Foundations
Many investment firms and community foundations sponsor DAFs.
United States
3 Jan 2019
New Tax Law May Have A Chilling Effect On Charitable Giving
Only time will tell how the Act will change the charitable giving landscape.
United States
3 Jan 2019
Estate Planning Update July 2018 - Estate Planning In 2018
We continue to digest and act on the changes to federal tax law that were passed late last year. In a sense, the changes to the federal gift and estate tax just continue a trend of increasing exemptions that started 20 years ago.
United States
31 Jul 2018
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 - Domicile Planning
As mentioned in the above article, the stakes are high when it comes to changing domicile. In making that determination, the tax authorities and the courts look at whether you have changed your "pattern of life."
United States
19 Jul 2016
Appropriations Bill Includes Delay Of Cadillac Tax, Suspension Of Device Tax
The Cadillac tax was most recently discussed here. Lawmakers opposed to the tax have said they will continue their efforts to have it completely repealed.
United States
29 Dec 2015
Obama Veto Of Cadillac Tax Repeal Effort Still Appears Likely
According to a report in The Hill, President Obama would "strongly oppose" any effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac tax" on pricey health plans. In a briefing on December 9, White House spokesman Josh Earnest declined to confirm that this meant a veto.
United States
15 Dec 2015
IRS Changes Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program And Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures For Undisclosed Foreign Accounts
These changes again increase the volume and breadth of information requested by the IRS within OVDP and increase the penalties payable under OVDP in certain cases.
United States
27 Jun 2014
Planning After ATRA
After years of flux, the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax laws have finally settled into a "permanent" state.
United States
31 Dec 2013
Estate Planning Update - January 2013
As has been widely reported, on January 2, President Barack Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
United States
16 Jan 2013
Estate Planning Update - December 2012
Following the reelection of President Obama last month, Congress has turned its attention to the "fiscal cliff."
United States
20 Dec 2012
Massachusetts Attorney General Proposing Legislation To Prohibit Public Charities From Compensating Directors
Massachusetts charities are a highly diverse group of organizations and trusts, from youth sports leagues to family private foundations and from major universities to large health insurers.
United States
14 Dec 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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