Tag Archives: ILIT

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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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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Tax News & Comment — February 2013

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Differing Tax Visions of President Obama and Governor Romney

Much has been made of the recent revelation that Governor Romney enjoyed a 14 percent tax rate on “carried interest,” which Congress permits to be reported as capital gain. Investors such as Mr. Romney pay a lower rate of tax … Continue reading

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Tax News & Comment — April 2011

View Issue: Tax News & Comment — April 2011 pril 14, 2011 I. ESTATE TAX RETURNS Calculation and remittance of federal and NYS estate tax is of primary concern in administering an estate. An estate tax return must be filed … Continue reading

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Post Mortem Estate & Income Tax Planning

View outline: Post Mortem Estate & Income Tax Planning Post Mortem Estate and Income Tax Planning Outline Post Mortem Estate & Income Tax Planning © 2011 David L. Silverman, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation) Law Offices of David L. Silverman 2001 Marcus … Continue reading

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Life Insurance Trusts Mitigate Estate Tax Uncertainties

To view printer-friendly Memorandum, press here: Life Insurance Trusts Mitigate Estate Tax Uncertainties.wpd Irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs) enjoy vastly preferential status under the income and transfer tax laws. Properly structured, proceeds are not included in the insured’s gross estate. … Continue reading

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