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New York significantly changes its estate tax no decrease in estate tax for the wealthy

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

The New York State legislature has passed, and New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed, the Executive Budget for 2014-2015, which significantly

Crummey withdrawal notices recommended practices

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2012

Under current tax law, an individual is entitled to make gifts of up to $13,000 per donee per year without being subject to gift tax

Late GST exemption allocation PLR 201313003

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2013

The IRS exercised its discretion to allow a taxpayer to make a late allocation of GST exemption. Over a six-year period, the taxpayer made transfers

Liability of a trust protector at issue in McLean v. Ponder

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2013

The Missouri Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion involving the liability of a Trust Protector for not exercising his powers to remove and

New Form 1041, U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts for 2012, and instructions released

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2013

The IRS has released a final version of the Form 1041, U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts for 2012, and the corresponding instructions

New York considers raising estate tax exemption, reinstating gift tax, eliminating GST tax and closing the resident trust loophole

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2014

On November 14, 2013, the New York State Tax Reform and Fairness Commission presented its final report to the Governor containing various

2014 estate, gift and GST tax update: what this means for your current will, revocable trust and estate plan

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

As we previously reported, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "Act") made the following permanent: (1) the reunification of the estate and

Recharacterizing Roth IRA conversions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2011

Beginning in 2010, many of our clients became eligible for the first time to convert their traditional individual retirement accounts or other qualified retirement plans ("Traditional IRAs") to Roth individual retirement accounts ("Roth IRAs") as a result of changes enacted under the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005 ("TIPRA"

Income tax is payable on proceeds from surrender of a life insurance policy used to repay a loan against the policy

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2014

In a recent income tax case, the Tax Court affirmed the principal that the proceeds received from surrender of an insurance policy in excess of the

IRS issues an inconsistent ruling on whether a grantor trust can hold an IRA - Priv. Ltr. Rul. 201117042 (April 29, 2011)

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 5 2011

In 2006, the IRS issued Private Letter Ruling 200620025 in which the IRS approved of the transfer of an Inherited IRA to a special needs trust (“SNT”) that was a grantor trust for income tax purposes