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Homestead exemption allowed for separated (but not divorced) taxpayer

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2010

In Wells v. Haldeos, Fla. Dist. Ct. App., 2nd Dist., Dkt. No. 2D09-4250 (10222010), an appeal by the property appraiser of Pasco County, Florida of a final judgment in favor of the taxpayer, the Florida District Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit held that a separated (but not divorced) taxpayer was eligible to receive a homestead exemption for his property in Florida despite the fact that his wife receives a residency-based property tax exemption on a separate property in New York

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

Hirchert Family Trust v. Johnee Ann Alle Hirchert (District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District, June 17, 2011)

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2011

The District Court of Appeal of Florida upheld an exception to the Florida homestead exemption in a case where a trusteedeceased husband of the defendant breached his fiduciary duty as trustee in California, and the defendant later used the proceeds resulting from this breach to purchase real property in Florida

No charitable contribution deduction for donation of house to local fire department where value of demolition services exceeded value of property

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2010

In Theodore R. Rolfs, et ux. V. Comm’r, 135 T.C. No. 24 (1142010), the Tax Court denied a charitable contribution deduction for donation of a house to the local fire department where the value of the demolition services that the taxpayer would receive exceeded the value of the donated property

Reading the IRS Q&A on net investment income tax with a focus on estates and trusts

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

On November 27, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service updated the series of Questions and Answers (the Q&A) explaining the basics of the new 3.8 percent

December interest rates for GRATs, sales to defective grantor trusts, intra-family loans and split interest charitable trusts

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

The December 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.0, which is unchanged from last month

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

Delaware Supreme Court offers guidance on when Delaware law applies to a trust originally subject to another state's law

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

In a series of three opinions, all relating to trusts created for the benefit of members of the Peierls Family, the Delaware Supreme Court has

Wealth management update

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

The March 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.2, which is a 0.2 decrease from last