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Estate planning considerations: documentation and peace of mind
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

With the introduction of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Act), the world of estate planning has been injected with a dose of certainty


Non-tax reasons for your well-tailored estate plan
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

When was the last time you took a good hard look at your estate plan?


Spotlight on Tennessee: legislation reduces wealth transfer costs for residents
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • May 4 2012

Legislation passed by the Tennessee General Assembly within the past week has greatly changed the landscape of estate planning for state residents


Three ways to minimize your estate tax
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • July 26 2012

A major goal of estate planning is to minimize taxes during the transmission of wealth from one generation to another


IRS gives taxpayers third chance to report unreported foreign accounts and assets
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

On January 9, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it has reopened the offshore voluntary disclosure program (2012 OVDP), giving U.S. citizens and resident aliens one more opportunity to disclose foreign financial accounts and assets with reduced penalties


Estate planning -- an update
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • November 30 2011

After three months of deliberations, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the Super Committee) charged with finding ways to cut the nation's deficit, has failed to produce any proposals to reduce the debt


Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • December 22 2010

On December 17, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, which has been designated P.L. 111-312 (Act


Six proposed tax increases included in President Obama's FY 2014 budget
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

On April 10, 2013, President Obama released the fiscal year 2014 federal budget. Among the numerous proposed budget provisions, listed below are six


Unprecedented transfer tax planning opportunity
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

The current gift tax law, coupled with historically low interest rates, creates a unique opportunity to shift substantial wealth to younger generations


Taxpayers given another chance to tell IRS about unreported foreign accounts and assets
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • February 11 2011

U.S. citizens and resident aliens have another opportunity to disclose foreign holdings with less than normal penalties before August 31, 2011