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


Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum 201208026 (9282011)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

In a recently released Memorandum, the IRS Office of Chief Counsel concludes that contributions made by Settlors to a discretionary trust for their descendants were taxable gifts, since (1) the Settlors had not retained any rights that would make the gifts incomplete and (2) the withdrawal powers granted to the beneficiaries were unenforceable in state court and thus illusory


Estate of Kite v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2013-43
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

The Tax Court held that a surviving spouse's sale of substantial entity interests to trusts for her children in exchange for a 10-year deferred


Homestead exemption allowed for separated (but not divorced) taxpayer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • 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


Nevada Governor signed into law S.B. 221 with an effective date of October 1, 2011, which makes Nevada’s asset protection trust laws even stronger S.B. 221, 76th Sess., Reg. Sess.
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

On June 4, 2011, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law S.B. 221 with an effective date of October 1, 2011


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


New York Raises Basic Exclusion Amount to $5,250,000
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

On April 1, 2017, the amount of property that can pass free of New York State estate tax is set to rise to $5.25 million. Approximately three years


Wealth Management Update - June 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2016

The June 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 1.8, which has remained constant since March


Use it or lose it - increased gift and GST exemption amounts expire on 123112
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On December 17, 2010, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (the "2010 Act") was signed into law, making significant modifications to the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") taxes


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