The Impact of Federal Estate Tax Repeal

The Impact of Federal Estate Tax Repeal

The repeal of the federal estate tax for 2010 created quite a conundrum in the estate planning world. Professionals struggle with how to counsel and craft effective estate plans for their clients. LexisNexis engaged esteemed authors, Stephanie Rapkin Esq. of Mequon, Wisc., and Beth D. Tractenberg, Esq., partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP of New York, as well as LexisNexis® Tax Transactional Solutions Specialist, Susan Trachta, Esq., to speak and answer questions during a May 20 Webinar. Titled Estate Planning in 2010 & Beyond, the Webinar provided a historical overview and steps that practitioners should follow to best counsel their clients. Topics include: basis issues; spotting potential problems with existing estate plans; what to do with appreciated property inherited in 2010; the chances for a restoration of the estate tax in 2010; planning strategies for 2011; and best ways to track the latest developments. Attached are the Webinar PowerPoint and the Outline provided to webinar participants for an in-depth look at this complicated subject.

Read the Estate Tax Webinar Outline

View the Estate Tax Webinar PowerPoint