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  • 2019 Estate Tax Exclusion and Gift Tax rules
    2019 Estate Tax Exclusion and Gift Tax rules

    The IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2018-57 announcing the official estate and gift tax exclusion amounts for 2019. The 2019 applicable federal estate tax exclusion is increased to $11.4 million. The top ...

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  • Death & Taxes: Top Financial Experts Share Crucial Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid
    Death & Taxes: Top Financial Experts Share Crucial Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

    When planning for the future , many people forget an essential step in the process. When one dies, many factors come into play immediately. Take care to make good decisions in estate planning so heirs ...

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  • The Effect of the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Your Existing Estate Plan
    The Effect of the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Your Existing Estate Plan

    Effective on January 1, 2018, the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act substantially changed estate tax laws. Among other things, the Act increased the estate tax exemptions to $11.2 million per individual ...

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  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - and its effect on Estate Planning
    Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - and its effect on Estate Planning

    Estate Tax Exemptions and Estate Tax. Despite much discussion, the Estate Tax is not repealed. However, the Act increased the Exclusion amount for Estate Tax, Gift Tax and Generation-Skipping Tax from ...

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  • 2017 Estate Tax Exemptions
    2017 Estate Tax Exemptions

    In 2017, the Estate and Gift Tax Exemption amount is set at $5.49 million per individual, up from $5.45 million in 2016. In excess of that, the federal estate tax rate remains at 40%. As such, a ...

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