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Wealth management update
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

The May 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 1.8, which is a slight decrease from April's rate


Wealth management update
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

The Obama Administration has recently announced its Fiscal Year 2016 Revenue Proposals in its annual "Greenbook." The Greenbook sets forth the


Personal planning strategies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

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


Wealth management update
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

The December Section 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.0, down 0.2 from November. The


Wealth management update
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

The November Section 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.2, unchanged from October. The


Wealth management update
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2014

The September 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.2, the same rate as August. The September


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


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


Tax Court refused to admit appraisal into evidence when taxpayer failed to qualify the appraiser as an expert witness
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2014

In Tanenblatt v. Commissioner, the Tax Court made clear that it would not allow a taxpayer to circumvent the Federal Rules of Evidence or the Court's


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