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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


Windsor v. United States, 2d Cir. no. 12-2335-CV(l) (10182012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") is unconstitutional because it violates equal protection


Estate of Thouron v. United States, E.D. Pa., no. 2:11-CS-04058 (11082012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania held that relying on the advice of a tax attorney was not reasonable cause for the late payment of estate taxes


Malpractice claim against an estate was too uncertain to be deductible as of date of death and thus, the deduction would be based only on the amount actually paid by the estate Estate of Gertrude H. Saunders, et al. v. Comm’r, 136 T.C. No. 18 (4282011
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

In Saunders, a malpractice claim for $90,000,000 was filed against the decedent’s predeceased husband’s estate, alleging a breach of fiduciary duty by the decedent’s husband


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


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


November interest rates for GRATs, sales to defective grantor trusts, intra-family loans and split interest charitable trusts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

The November 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.0. This is down from October's 2.4


The Tax Court holds, in a summary judgment ruling, that the Beneficiaries of gifts who are obligated to pay any potential estate tax liability arising from the gifts may decrease the value of the gift by the actuarial value of that obligation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

In Steinberg v. Commissioner, 141 T.C. No. 8 (September 30, 2013), a mother (the "Parent") gave cash and securities to her daughters (the


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