The Stealth Estate Tax of 2010


In 2001, Congress revised the federal estate tax schedule, gradually increasing the individual exemption from estate tax from year to year. Pursuant to this legislation, the exemption was raised to $3.5 million per person ($7 M per couple) in 2009, and there is a scheduled one-year exemption from all federal estate tax for 2010. But not many people realize that this one-year “gift” is really a Trojan tax horse!

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