Daily Archives: February 22, 2013

Portability of Estate Tax Exclusion — Did Congress Guild the Lily?

View in PDF:   Tax News & Comment — February 2013 I.     Introduction As part of the 2010 Tax Act, Congress enacted a statute allowing a surviving spouse to utilize the unused portion of the predeceasing spouse’s lifetime estate tax … Continue reading

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Use of Disclaimers in Pre and Post-Mortem Estate Planning

View in PDF:  Tax News & Comment — February 2013 Introduction Disclaimers can be extremely useful in estate planning. A person who disclaims property is treated as never having received the property for gift, estate or income tax purposes. This … Continue reading

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