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    Personal Planning Strategies

    Consider Reviewing and Updating Previously Executed LLC Agreements and Partnership Agreements
     
    Estate, Gift and GST Tax Update: What This Means for Your Current Will, Revocable Trust and Estate Plan
     
    Gift Tax Update
     
    New Jersey Estate Tax Was Eliminated on January 1, 2018
     
    New York Raises Basic Exclusion Amount to $5,930,000
     
    Connecticut Estate Planning Update
     
    California's Proposition 19

    January 2021

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    Personal Planning Strategies

    Top Ten Estate Planning Recommendations before the End of 2020
    Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts – ("SLATS")

    October 2020

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    Personal Planning Strategies

    Estate Planning In The COVID-19 World
     
    Estate Planning Documents
     
    Estate Planning Considerations
     
    Tax Filing Extensions
     
    Funding Revocable (Living) Trusts

    March 2020

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    Personal Planning Strategies

    Estate, Gift and GST Tax Update
    What This Means for Your Current Will, Revocable Trust and Estate Plan
     
    Gift Tax Update
    Exploit the Gift Tax Annual Exclusion Amount
    2019 Gift Tax Returns
    Make Sure that You Take Your IRA Required Minimum Distributions by December 31, 2019
    New Jersey Estate Tax Was Eliminated on January 1, 2018
    New York Raises Basic Exclusion Amount to $5,850,000
     
    Connecticut Estate Planning Updates
     
    Are Stretch Inherited IRAs in Danger?
    Implications of the SECURE Act on Estate Planning With Retirement Accounts

    December 2019

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    Personal Planning Strategies

    Estate, Gift and GST Tax Update
    Gift Tax Planning
    Make sure you take your IRA Required Minimum Distributions by December 31, 2018
    New Jersey Estate Tax Was Eliminated on January 1, 2018
    New York Raises Basic Exclusion Amount to $5,740,000
    Connecticut Raises Basic Exclusion Amount Passing Free From Estate and Gift tax to $3,600,000 in 2019
    Crummey Withdrawal Notices – Recommended Practices
    Annual Payment Checklist

    December 2018

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    Personal Planning Strategies

    Lessons for Running a Foundation from the Complaint against the Donald J. Trump Foundation
    Should You Create Your Own Private Foundation?
    A Donor Advised Fund Is an Easy Alternative to a Private Foundation
    New Florida Decanting Statute Expands Ability to Amend Irrevocable Trusts

    September 2018

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    Personal Planning Strategies

    2018 Estate, Gift And GST Tax Update: What This Means for Your Current Will, Revocable Trust and Estate Plan
    Gift Tax Update: Exploit the Gift Tax Annual Exclusion Amount
    Make Sure that You Take Your IRA Required Minimum Distributions by December 31, 2017
    New Jersey Estate Tax to be Eliminated on January 1, 2018
    New York Raises Basic Exclusion Amount Passing Free From Estate Tax to $5,250,000
    Connecticut Raises Basic Exclusion Amount Passing Free From Estate and Gift Tax to $2,600,000 in 2018
    Proposed Legislation – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    December 2017

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    2017 Estate, Gift and GST Tax Update: What This Means for Your Current Will, Revocable Trust and Estate Plan
    Gift Tax Update
    Proposed Regulations Seek to Curtail Valuation Discounts
    New Jersey Estate Tax Exemption Raised to $2,000,000; Estate Tax to be Phased Out
    New York Raises Basic Exclusion Amount to $5,250,000

    December 2016

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    Personal Planning Strategies


    Low Interest Rates Yield Wealth Transfer Opportunities
    Creating a "GRAT": Heads You Win, Tails You Break Even
    Intra-family Loans: A Simple Yet Effective Estate Planning Tool
    Charitable Lead Trusts Can Save Transfer Taxes

    August 2016

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    Personal Planning Strategies


    2016 Estate, Gift and GST Tax Update: What This Means for Your Current Will, Revocable Trust and Estate Plan
    Gift Tax Update
    New York Raises Basic Exclusion Amount to $4,187,500
    Valuation Discounts Severely Curtailed: What’s All the Hoopla About?

    December 2015