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2019 Estate and Gift Tax Update

As the law currently stands, taxpayers have now through 2025 to take advantage of the increased estate and gift tax lifetime exemption assuming no intervening legislative changes.

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Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges Post Tax Reform

The TCJA didn’t eliminate like-kind exchanges; however, it did eliminate tax-deferred like-kind exchange treatment for exchanges of personal property after December 31, 2017.

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Grantor Trust … The Good and the Bad

One type of trust that has become more common in recent years is the Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts. These trusts are treated as “grantor trusts” for federal income tax purposes under the federal tax code.