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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


2014 estate, gift and GST tax update: what this means for your current will, revocable trust and estate plan
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

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


One year later
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

This time last year, we found ourselves in a whirlwind of advising clients to maximize transfer tax planning opportunities. We worked to ensure that


Keller v. United States, 5th Cir., No. 10-41311 (092512)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

In Keller, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an estate was entitled to an estate tax refund for the discounted value of a family limited partnership ("FLP") that was created during the decedent's lifetime but not fully funded until after the decedent's death


Estate of Bates v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2012-314, November 7, 2012
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The Tax Court ruled that the cost of settlement could not be deducted as an administrative expense on an estate tax return, because the claim was for a beneficiary's distributive share and not for a creditor's claim against the estate


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


Rev. Proc. 2012-14 (10182012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The IRS released the inflation adjustments affecting various sections of the Internal Revenue Code for 2013


Crummey withdrawal notices recommended practices
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

Under current tax law, an individual is entitled to make gifts of up to $13,000 per donee per year without being subject to gift tax


Use it or lose it - increased gift and GST exemption amounts expire on 123112
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On December 17, 2010, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (the "2010 Act") was signed into law, making significant modifications to the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") taxes


Income tax deductions for charitable donations may be denied without a qualified appraisal Mohamed v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2012-152
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

Obtaining a qualified appraisal is an essential requirement for claiming an income tax deduction for charitable donations of property worth more than $5,000