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Inherited IRAs are not protected
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • October 10 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held in the case of Clark v. Rameker that inherited IRAs are not exempt from such IRA beneficiary’s creditors because


Surviving spouse permitted to roll over 401(k) distribution to marital trust
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The IRS has issued a private letter ruling approving a surviving spouse's rollover of her husband's 401(k) plan account to a spousal IRA. The couple


How does the repeal of DOMA affect federal and Washington State estate taxes for same-sex married couples?
  • Ryan Swanson & Cleveland PLLC
  • USA
  • June 30 2013

On June 26, 2013, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") provision that prohibited the


Ten year-end tax tips
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

As January 1, 2015 rapidly approaches, individuals and businesses are reviewing their gains and losses in 2014 in an effort to determine what can be


Eight key estate planning opportunities arising from the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that a state ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional, in violation of the Equal Protection Clause


Potential benefits of naming a charity as retirement account beneficiary
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

Retirement accounts such as IRAs, 401(k) and 403(b) plans and other qualified plans or profit-sharing plan accounts may provide an opportunity for


Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and U.S. taxpayers with foreign financial interests
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

In 2010, the U.S. enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act


Deadline approaching for foreign retirement plans to comply with FATCA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2014

Beginning July 1, 2014, any foreign retirement plan that invests in the United States will face a potential 30 withholding tax on income derived


IRS delays implementation of FATCA
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On July 12, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2013-43 (Notice) announcing that the IRS and the Department of Treasury


What you need to know about FATCA’s impact on non-U.S. retirement plans
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

The Internal Revenue Service recently published final regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which are effective