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Do you need a living trust?
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

There is a good chance that someone you know, perhaps a friend, family member, or financial advisor, has told you that you need a "Living Trust"


Is your estate tax plan out of date?
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2015

Recent changes to the federal estate tax system now permit many more estates to avoid federal estate taxes altogether and also allow more effective


Preserving Your Family Business (or Sale Proceeds) for Generations
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2016

As promised, below is a follow-up to my February 29th post. There, I discussed estate tax planning. Below, I want to introduce generation skipping


Keeping the “Family” in Family Business: Succession of Ownership Does Not Always Mean Succession of Control and Income
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2016

As family business owners often are advised, business succession planning should include some form of estate planning. This advice is especially true


Estate, gift, and GST taxes in 2013: American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and other news
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "Act") was signed into law on Jan. 2, 2013, avoiding dramatic changes to tax exemptions and tax rates


Federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax repeal in 2010
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2010

Congress failed to address pressing estate and generation-skipping transfer tax matters before it adjourned in December


Federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax repeal in 2010
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2010

Congress failed to address pressing estate and generation-skipping transfer tax matters before it adjourned in December


Federal estate, gift, and GST tax update
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2010

On Dec. 17, 2010, President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010


2012the last chance for effective estate planning?
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2012

Have you been waiting for Congress to “fix” the federal estate and gift tax law?


New, higher tax proposals floating around Olympia
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2011

In 2010, Washington voters resoundingly rejected adopting an income tax (I-1098) on individuals earning more than $200,000 per year, or couples earning more than $400,000