Tax Planning

2020 Tax Updates

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2020 Tax Update

The IRS has recently announced many 2020 Tax Updates. The inflation adjustment announcement can be found in Revenue Procedure 2019-44. This includes increases to the federal estate and gift tax exemption limits and increases to the contribution limits to retirement plans. The 2020 Tax Update also increases the income threshold for a small business to […]

Estate Tax

Estate Tax Exemption Limit Changes for 2018

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Estate Tax Exemption Limit Changes for 2018

While the House and Senate are considering competing tax proposals, including a proposal to eliminate the federal estate tax, it is worth noting that the IRS has released Revenue Procedure 2017-58 which provides inflationary updates for a number of provisions in the Internal Revenue Code, including Estate Tax Exemption Limits. Assuming that the Republicans do not […]

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Major Changes to Tax Law in New Budget Proposal

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New Budget Proposal

Recently, President Obama announced his proposed budget for 2014.  Included in the budget are some major changes to the recently enacted “permanent” estate tax exemption laws.  If you recall, a few short months ago, a fiscal cliff deal was enacted that provided for a $5,000,000 exemption from the federal estate and gift tax (indexed for […]