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New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013

In this Report: - Overview of Applicability - Summary of the Act’s Governance Requirements - Summary of the Act’s Financial Reporting Rules for Organizations Required to Register to Conduct Charitable...more

7/17/2014 - Corporate Governance New Legislation Non-Profits Reporting Requirements

Significant Changes to New York Estate and Income Tax Enacted

We previously alerted you to proposed legislation affecting New York estate tax law, the tax treatment of gifts by New York residents, and New York income taxation of certain trusts. This month Governor Cuomo signed final...more

4/16/2014 - Beneficiaries Estate Tax Generation-Skipping Transfer Gift-Tax Exemption Income Taxes ING Trusts Inter Vivos Gifts Repeal Tax Exemptions Trusts

Significant Changes Proposed to New York Estate and Income Tax Laws

The New York State Legislature is considering some significant proposed changes to the New York estate tax law, the tax treatment of gifts by New York residents, and New York income taxation of certain trusts. Some important...more

3/2/2014 - Estate Planning Estate Tax Generation-Skipping Transfer Gift-Tax Exemption Income Taxes ING Trusts Tax Exemptions Trust Distributions Trusts

Cuomo Signs Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013: New York Law Reforms Governance Rules for Nonprofits

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 into law on December 18. The legislation had been pending in Albany since it was passed by the Legislature in late June. As explained in this...more

12/24/2013 - Andrew Cuomo Charitable Organizations Non-Profits

Implications of the Supreme Court’s Windsor Decision on Estate Planning for Same-sex Couples

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court, in its decision in United States v. Windsor, overturned Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”). The Court ruled that the Federal government could not deny tax and other...more

7/30/2013 - DOMA Estate Planning Gift-Tax Exemption Income Taxes Lifetime Limits Same-Sex Marriage US v Windsor

Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013: New York Law Would Reform Governance Rules for Nonprofits

In late June, the New York state legislature passed legislation designed to reform the statutory requirements for governance of nonprofit organizations – both not-for-profit corporations and wholly charitable trusts. It also...more

7/17/2013 - Charitable Organizations Corporate Governance Exempt Organizations New Legislation Non-Profits

Nonprofit Revitalization Act and Executive Compensation Reform Act of 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging the state legislature to enact two bills that would reform the statutory requirements for governance of nonprofit organizations – both not-for-profit corporations and...more

6/7/2013 - Attorney Generals Charitable Trusts Corporate Governance Executive Compensation Proposed Legislation

Estate Planning Implications of the Fiscal Cliff Deal

After a last-minute deal to avoid the fiscal cliff was passed by Congress on January 1, 2013, President Obama signed into law the new American Taxpayer Relief Act (“ATRA 2012”) on January 2, 2013. ATRA 2012 extends...more

1/15/2013 - American Taxpayer Relief Act Estate Planning Estate Tax Fiscal Cliff Generation-Skipping Transfer Gift-Tax Exemption Portability Sunset Provisions Tax Rates

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