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Planning an Estate: A Guidebook of Principles and Techniques, 2012 Student Edition


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Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Pages: 718
Copyright: 2012
ISBN: 9780314609687

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Planning an Estate: A Guidebook of Principles and Techniques, 2012 Student Edition

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Planning an Estate: A Guidebook of Principles and Techniques provides tools and techniques for solving frequently encountered problems regarding estate planning. With this book:

  • Get clear explanations of the advantages, disadvantages, and tax ramifications of many estate planning alternatives
  • Receive tips on how to save on death taxes using conventional and creative methods
  • Learn how to plan estates of elderly and disabled people, and how to reduce the tax impact following the surviving spouse's death
  • Gain knowledge regarding the use of revocable trusts to avoid probate and reduce the income tax burden on beneficiaries
  • Get tips on choosing assets to make up a gift and the manner in which the gift should be made
  • Obtain information on how to use GRITs, GRATs, GRUTs, remainder interest joint purchases, gifts, and charity gifts to reduce taxes and increase the value of the estate

Coverage includes:

  • Marital deductions, including QTIPs
  • Bypassing the second tax
  • Lifetime transfers to reduce estate tax
  • Avoidance of probate
  • The handling of business interests
  • Minor children as beneficiaries and the "kiddie tax"
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