Posts Tagged ‘beneficiaries’

New IRS Tax Laws Increase Many Trusts' Tax Bills

We recently discussed changes proposed in President Obama’s 2015 budget that would modify Estate and Gift Tax provisions established in the American Taxpayer Relief Act or ATRA, which was passed by Congress in 2013. The proposal, which would take effect in 2018, would restore the Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer (GST) tax rates and parameters…

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Overview of Virtual Estate Planning System (VEPS)

Virtual Estate Planning System Overview

Our online Virtual Estate Planning System (VEPS) is your portal to securely create, store, update, and share an estate plan that will help protect your legacy and your family for generations to come. The first step of the legacy planning process is to create the traditional set of estate plan documents that will cover the…

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New Tax Laws Make Some Trusts' Investment Income Taxable in 2014

An article published on Bloomberg’s website BNA.com reported on recent changes to the tax laws that make some trusts’ previously-exempt net investment income taxable in 2014. According to the report, Adrienne Mikolashek, an attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, stated, “Once a trust distributes net investment income to a beneficiary under the Internal…

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