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Federal exclusion from gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes increases to $5,340,000 in 2014
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

In Revenue Ruling 2013-35, the IRS announced certain inflation adjustments to tax exemptions and deductions. The IRS increased the basic exclusion


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


Hastings v. PNC Bank NA, Md. No. 109 (09272012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

The Maryland Court of Appeals holds for PNC in a suit by the beneficiaries of a testamentary trust created under the will of a Maryland resident where the beneficiaries claimed that PNC breached its fiduciary duty in requiring them to sign a release agreement arguably too favorable to PNC before distributing assets to them


Wealth management update
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2014

The May 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4, up 0.2 from April. The May applicable


Estate of Liftin v. U.S., 111 AFTR-2d 2013-1426 (Ct. Fed. Cl.)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

The Court of Federal Claims held that an estate was not entitled to a refund of a late-filing penalty because the estate lacked reasonable cause for


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


Garcia v. Andonie, Fla. No. SC11-554 (1042012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

The Florida Supreme Court ruled that a Honduran couple's condominium in Miami-Dade County qualified for the Florida homestead property tax exemption because the couple's minor children were US citizens and permanent residents of the state


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


Proposed Treas. Reg. 1.67-4
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

Treasury has issued new proposed Regulations in connection with what costs incurred by estates or non-grantor trusts are subject to the 2 floor for miscellaneous deductions under I.R.C. 67(a


Creating a "GRAT": heads you win, tails you break even
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

Creating a grantor retained annuity trust (commonly referred to as a "GRAT") is a relatively simple way to transfer property to your children at virtually no gift tax cost