Another Attack On Defined Value Clauses Fails

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In the previous posting on June 23, 2011, we discussed the use of charitable lid/defined value clause planning, and how it had recently been upheld in by the Tax Court in Hendrix. Such planning has now successfully weathered another attack – this time in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Petter. This time, the IRS dropped its public policy objections and focused on denial of the gift tax charitable deduction for additional amounts passing to charity by reason of a revaluation of gifted or sold property under regulations prohibiting a condition precedent to a deductible charitable gift.

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Published In: Business Organization Updates, General Business Updates, Tax Updates, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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