As discussed in our last newsletter, the New Year brought with it significant changes to the estate tax law. Without these changes, individuals with estates of $1,000,000 or more would have been subjected to estate and gift taxes. Now, only estates over $5,250,000 (or $10,500,000 for married couples) will be taxed.
So, you are asking, why plan? Here are just three of many reasons:
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