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2012 Gift & Estate Tax Decisions of Note

View in PDF:  Tax News & Comment — February 2013 2012 Gift & Estate Tax Decisions of Note I.    Formula Clauses The Tax Court in Wandry v. Com’r, T.C. Memo 2012-88, nonacq., 2012-46 I.R.B. upheld a defined value clause containing … Continue reading

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Anticipating IRS Challenges to FLPs and FLLCs

Possessed of favorable tax attributes and tremendous flexibility, family limited partnerships (FLPs) and family limited liability companies (FLLCs) have proliferated over the past decade and have become an integral part of many estate plans. They can be used to manage a family business, to implement a plan of family succession and can even serve as extremely effective testamentary instruments. Recognized as separate legal entities, FLPs and FLLCs also accomplish formidable asset protection objectives. Continue reading

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