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Well, There Goes Your Estate Plan | Impact of Proposed IRA Legislation on Estate Planning GalleryBorakove Osman Newsroom, Borakove Osman Newsroom, Estate Planning, Estate Planning Blog, ThE-State of Planning, Uncategorized
Based on my news feed, and the sudden increase of emails forwarding me articles on this topic, interesting legislation on IRAs has caused many financial planners, clients and estate planning attorneys to review and potentially rethink how IRAs are coordinated with a client's estate plan. The link below will take you to an article posted [...]
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BUY-SELL AGREEMENT MECHANICS Stock Redemption vs. Cross Purchase Stock Redemption Buy-Sell Agreement Under a redemption arrangement, your Company agrees to redeem the shares/interest of a deceased owner at his death, and the owner agrees prior to death that his estate will transfer the shares back to the Company for an agreed-upon price. An advantage [...]
Ever since the increase of the estate tax exemption to $5 Million (indexed for inflation in year, making the estate tax exemption $5.45M in 2016), the chatter with the estate tax has simmered. For those who have forgotten about the estate tax, in simple, albeit, incomplete terms, in 2016 you may give away $5.45M to any individual [...]
I.D.G.T. - INTENTIONALLY DEFECTIVE GRANTOR TRUST Perhaps one of the most unfortunate vocabulary choices in the estate planning field lies with the “Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust,” or IDGT. While the use of the term defective may cause clients to cringe, there is nothing to fear about the IDGT’s legality or effectiveness. Let’s analyze [...]