20 Oct Gun Trusts

There are many different kinds of trusts, the main benefits of which are to avoid probate and to allow property owned by the trust to easily pass to the beneficiaries. Some, like a special needs trust, allow special needs beneficiaries to receive funds without jeopardizing their right to public benefits....

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16 Oct Early Predictions About 2016 Estate, Gift, GST and Annual Gift Tax Limits

Under current law the federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax exemptions have become unified and are indexed for inflation on an annual basis.  Since 2011, the exemption and tax rate have changed as follows: Year    Exemption       Tax Rate 2011    $5,000,000      35% 2012    $5,120,000      35% 2013    $5,250,000      40% 2014    $5,340,000      40% 2015    $5,430,000      40% The annual...

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