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Podcast: Year-End 2019 Planning Strategies

Alvina H. Lo |
Wealth Planning

Wilmington Trust’s Chief Wealth Strategist, Alvina Lo, shares her insights on this podcast about the “Top 5” planning strategies you can employ to help you achieve long-term tax saving success in 2019 and beyond.  While tax planning should always be top of mind, a little extra time spent before December 31 can help optimize your tax positioning now and in the years ahead.


“Taking Stock” of Chinese Equities

Clement K. Miller, CFA |
Wilmington Wire
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December 12, 2019—Chinese equities have been holding up reasonably well, despite the U.S. threat of expanded tariffs and technology sanctions, and the risk of blow-back from the Hong Kong situation. From its recent trough on August 5 to its subsequent grind upward through December 12, the MSCI China Index has gained 12.3%.

As we approach the end of 2019, it is worth “taking stock” of China, pun intended.


Understanding a Year-End 1031 Exchange

David M. Gorenberg, CES® |
Corporate & Institutional
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Learn about how the year-end 1031 exchange works and what restrictions apply to exchangers.Under IRC §1031 individuals and businesses may exchange qualifying property for like-kind replacement property.Only property held for investment or for productive use in a trade or business qualifies for a like-kind exchange.Taxpayers need to be aware of all timing restrictions under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC §1031).