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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


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 after the Tax Act of 2010
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

President Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 on December 17, 2010 (the Act


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


Does your estate plan still fit your estate?
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • August 3 2011

Often, once the will has been signed it is stuffed away in a desk, filing cabinet or safety deposit box only to be forgotten


Estate planning under a new law
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • December 29 2010

Estate planning has been altered significantly by the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Act), signed on December 17, 2010


Out of sight isn’t out of (the IRS’s) mind: the expanding universe of foreign disclosure requirements
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

Taxpayers who fail to comply with U.S. income tax and foreign asset reporting requirements face draconian civil and criminal penalties, and enforcement of these requirements remains a priority for the IRS


Gifting: a temporary window of opportunity
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • April 14 2011

The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Act), provides a short-term fix and relief for estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) taxes


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


Trust and estate investment advice fees held subject to 2 floor
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • January 28 2008

The United States Supreme Court has unanimously decided a question which, in its own words, determines the treatment of "deductions...that total in the billions of dollars annually."