Gift Tax

Last Week in Estate Planning (July 24 to July 30, 2011)

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The possibility of the U.S. government defaulting on its obligations dominated the news last week.  Two links below, including the Post of the Week, discusses the future effects of the raised debt ceiling that is now signed law. Top Posts and Articles of the Week Post of the Week Making a Deal in Washington (Capital…

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Last Week in Estate Planning (July 10 to July 16, 2010)

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When the best in online reading on estate planning involves traditional Jewish stews, baseball, and a lawsuit involving the inability of an apparently dead person to refinance her mortgage, you know it’s going to be a fun week. Enjoy these posts and articles that I thought were the most interesting and helpful during the week…

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Looking Gift Taxes In the Mouth: Upcoming Rules for 2011

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‘Tis still the season of giving.  Thanks to a $5 million lifetime gift exemption starting in January, most of your gifts will have very little impact, if any, on your estate plan.  However, today we will discuss why you perhaps should not ignore gift tax issues just yet. Let’s take a look at some of…

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