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Estate Planning Year-End Tax Planning

Estate Planning is a process where individuals prepare or plan for the settlement of their personal affairs in the event of incapacitation or death. Estate plans typically include provisions relating to the... more +
Estate Planning is a process where individuals prepare or plan for the settlement of their personal affairs in the event of incapacitation or death. Estate plans typically include provisions relating to the disposition of assets, guardianship of minor children, and appointment of representatives to make medical and financial decisions. Effective estate planning can decrease tax liability and facilitate the probate process.  less -

2016 Year-End Trusts & Estates Update

As 2016 comes to a close, we would like to share with you a number of recent developments affecting trust and estate planning that may be of interest: Final regulations restricting valuation discounts unlikely to be...more

Year End Gifting

by Farrell Fritz, P.C. on

Each December I usually write about year-end gifting, as now is the time that many people think about gifting to loved ones, especially with the holidays upon us. In addition to making you, as well as the beneficiary of your...more

Personal Tax and Estate Planning Considerations for the End of 2016

The end of the year is always a good time for our clients to look at their personal tax and estate planning situation and consider whether to take any action before Dec. 31. This year, with the Trump administration about to...more

Insight on Estate Planning - Year End 2015

Paying for LTC insurance using a tax-free exchange - Nothing can throw a monkey wrench into an estate plan like incurring long-term care (LTC) expenses. These expenses — for nursing home stays, assisted-living...more

2013 Year-End Estate Planning Advisory

by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP on

In this issue - - Federal Estate, GST and Gift Tax Rates - Annual Gift Tax Exclusion - Federal Income Tax Rates - President’s Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2014 - Important Planning...more

DID YOU KNOW? News You Need Now From Perkins Coie's Family Office Services Group

by Perkins Coie on

Welcome to the Family Office Services Group's new update series "Did You Know?" It is an easy-to-read, timely and brief focus on legal issues and developments facing you and Family Offices throughout the year. ...more

The 2010 Tax Relief Act and your estate plan

by Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP on

In early 2012, Kathi Ryan addressed the 2010 Tax Relief Act and your estate planning documents....more

The Family Investment Company - An Integrated Income and Estate Tax Planning Tool

by Gerald Nowotny on

Overview - As we approach the edge of the fiscal cliff over the last two weeks of 2012, some of you may be wondering if there is any last minute tax planning that might be done to avoid sending a large check to Uncle...more

Coleman Issues Estate Planning Alert: Gift Tax Window of Opportunity Narrows

by King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC on

The recent elections have resulted in essentially no change to the balance of power in the national government. As a consequence, it is now more difficult than ever to predict the future direction of estate and gift tax law....more

2012 Year-End Estate Planning Advisory

by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP on

Now that the election is over, we anticipate having some guidance soon with respect to the numerous tax and planning issues that have been mired in uncertainty for the past two years. Many tax benefits are scheduled to...more

Gift Planning Before The End Of 2012

An unprecedented opportunity to make gifts and transfer wealth to family members is set to expire at the end of 2012. The 2010 Tax Act made substantial changes to the federal gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer...more

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