SLAT

News & Analysis as of

Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts

In 2016, every U.S. citizen and non-citizen resident is able to shelter $5,450,000 from the federal estate tax. As a result, with minimal planning spouses can effectively shelter $10,900,000 from the federal estate tax....more

Insight on Estate Planning - Year End 2012

In This Issue: - The spousal lifetime access trust: A safety net in uncertain times - Be prepared for a triggering event: If you own interests in a closely held business, consider a buy-sell agreement - Is your...more

SLAT Backup

There is a substantial amount of gifting activity being undertaken in late 2012 to use the unified credit before it is scheduled to be reduced in 2013. Oftentimes, spouses are creating trusts for each other to use their...more

The spousal lifetime access trust: A safety net in uncertain times

There’s a lot of uncertainty about the future of the federal estate tax regime — in particular the $5.12 million federal gift and estate tax exemption set to expire. A spousal lifetime access trust (SLAT) can provide a...more

4 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1
JD Supra Readers' Choice 2016 Awards

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×