Nathaniel W.  Birdsall

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  • Newsletter

    Personal Planning Strategies

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

    on March 2020

  • Client Alert

    Lowered Interest Rates Due To Coronavirus Makes Intra-family Loans an Effective Estate Planning Tool

    on March 19, 2020

  • Newsletter

    Wealth Management Update

    March 2020 Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split Interest Charitable Trusts
     
    Gowdy v. Cook, 2003 WY 3, S-19-0005 (January 8, 2020) – Attempt to Decant Trust Triggers In Terrorem Clause
     
    Loube v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, T.C. Memo 2020-3 – Denial of Charitable Deduction
     
    U.S. v. Marin – Transferee Liability

    on March 2020

  • Client Alert

    Funding “GRATs” in a Market Decline

    on March 2, 2020

  • Newsletter

    Wealth Management Update

    February 2020 Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split-Interest Charitable Trusts
     
    Congress Enacts Significant Changes to Retirement Plans under the SECURE Act
     
    Placencia v. Strazicich, 42 Cal. App. 5th 730 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019) — California Court of Appeal Holds that Assets in Joint Account Should be Disposed of as Part of Decedent's Estate
     
    Matter of Sochurek, 174 A.D.3d 908 (NY App. Div. 2019) — New York Appellate Division Finds that Beneficiary Can Seek Fiduciary's Removal Without Triggering In Terrorem Clause
     
    Sibley v. Sibley, 273 So. 3d 1062 (Fla. Ct. App. 2019) — Florida Court of Appeal Holds that Residuary Disposition to Administratively Dissolved Private Foundation Failed

    on February 2020

  • Newsletter

    Wealth Management Update

    December 2019 Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split-Interest Charitable Trusts
     
    United States v. Estate of Sidney Elson, 2019 WL 5061321 (D.N.J. Oct 9, 2019)
     
    Matter of Cleopatra Cameron Gift Tr., Dated May 26, 1998, 931 N.W.2d 244 (S.D. 2019) – South Dakota Supreme Court Protects Trusts from California Child Support Order
     
    Estate of Kollsman v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue, 777 F. App'x 870 (9th Cir. 2019)
     
    Hinds & Shankman, LLP v. Lapides, No. CV 18-10731-CJC(SKX), 2019 WL 4956148 (C.D. Cal. Oct. 8, 2019)
     
    New York State Department of Taxation TSB-M-19(2)R
     
    Final Regulations Issued for Certain Life Insurance Contract Transactions and Transfer for Valuable Consideration Rules
     
    PLR 201941023
     
    2020 Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions

    on December 2019

  • Newsletter

    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

    on December 2019

  • News

    Funds in Focus 2019

    on November 2019

  • Newsletter

    Wealth Management Update

    November 2019 Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split-Interest Charitable Trusts
     
    Amendment to California Family Code Section 1615 — Seven Day Waiting Period Before Signing Premarital Agreement
     
    Rosenberg v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2019-124 — IRA Withdrawal After Divorce Transfer Includible in Income
     
    Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum CCA 201939002 — Value of Stock Must Take Into Consideration a Pending Merger

    on November 2019

  • Newsletter

    Wealth Management Update

    October 2019 Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split-Interest Charitable Trusts
     
    The Tax Court blesses a "tax affected" appraisal in Estate of Aaron Jones v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2019-101
     
    The New York County Surrogate's Court continues to draw the boundaries of subject matter jurisdiction in Matter of Radio Drama, Opinion and Order (Sur. Ct., NY County, July 15, 2019)
     
    The Westchester County Surrogate's Court reminds estate planners to include digital assets provisions in Matter of Coleman's Estate, 63 Misc.3d 609 (Sur. Ct., Westchester County, New York, March 11, 2019)
     
    Soltani-Amadi v. Commissioner, T.C. Summary Opinion, 2019-19 (August 8, 2019) reminds planners to remember the differences between various types of retirement plans

    on October 2019