Nowotny on Private Placement Variable Deferred Annuities
Nowotny on Private Placement Life Insurance
Recent Trends in Succession & Estate Planning
Polsinelli Podcast - Getting the Most Out of Your Estate Planning in 2014
The Greatest Gift: Your Individual + Family Estate Plan
The 2010 Tax Relief Act and your estate plan
Are your estate planning documents protecting your assets?
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Should you Opt-Out of the Voluntary Disclosure Program?
Death and Foreign Asset Disclosure. What you don't know can cost you…a lot
Safeguard Your MVA: Devising a Business Succession Plan that will Preserve your Most Valuable Asset
Divorce can be costly, especially when it reveals undisclosed foreign assets.
Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, & Power of Attorney in Arizona - Putting Family First
Foreign Asset Disclosure Program
In re Estate of House, 2014 Wash. App. LEXIS 3006 (Wash. Ct. App. 2014) -
A release waiving any and all claims that the parties may have or may acquire, bars recovery for unknown claims existing at the time the release...more
A number of recent cases highlight particular issues in valuation of assets for purposes of the estate and gift tax. On July 6, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service settled Estate of Davidson v. Commissioner, T.C. Docket No....more
The president of a corporation, manager of a limited liability company, trustee of a family trust, or principal of another business entity receives a summons in a Florida divorce case. One spouse contends the other’s control,...more
The California Court of Appeal recently held, in 926 North Ardmore Avenue v. County of Los Angeles, that a documentary transfer tax is triggered when a transfer of an interest in a business entity that owns real property...more
The ideal individual trustee has a wide variety of real world experience and judgment that can only be acquired over decades. Thus, many trustees are middle-aged or older at the start of their tenure. While some people remain...more
SB Liberty, LLC v. Isla Verde Association, Inc. -
Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (May 22, 2013) -
In 2006, Gregg and Janet Short purchased a home in the Isla Verde residential community...more
I was in court last week and the judge appointed a corporation as the receiver in a case....more
The trustee's primary allegiance is to the beneficiary, not to the non-beneficiary spouse or ex-spouse, unless the express terms of the trust provide otherwise. Thus, when there is marital discord, the trustee must suppress...more
In Garron Family Trust v. The Queen (2009 TCC 450), Justice Judith Woods of the Tax Court of Canada came down with a very broad new rule for determining the residence of trusts.
 I conclude, then, that the...more
In this memorandum opinion, the Court of Chancery appointed a receiver for an insolvent corporation deadlocked over how to discharge a tax lien.
Defendant Metropolitan Hospice, Inc. (“MHI”), a closely held corporation,...more
In This Issue:
New York Audit Software Subject to Freedom of Information Law Disclosure; Payments for Telephone Number “Porting” Services Not Subject to Sales Tax; Failure to Serve Notice on Representative Tolls Time...more
In this issue;
- ISS Publishes Proposed Changes to Proxy Voting Policies
- SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance Issues Bulletin Regarding Legal and Tax Opinions
- Derivatives Clearing Organization General...more
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