Now is the Time to Reduce California Income Tax Through Trusts

Richard W. Nenno |
Wealth Planning

Now that 2020 has passed the half-way point and is careening toward 2021, our clients are asking how to lock in today’s lofty federal gift-tax, estate-tax, and GST exemptions (currently $11.58 million), knowing that those exemptions are already scheduled to shrink to $5 million, adjusted for inflation, in 2026 and that they may well plummet to those or even lower levels as soon as early next year if November’s elections bring regime-change in Washington.


Video: The Virtual Private Trust Company

Brian Oard |
Wealth Planning
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What are the substantial tax planning and governance advantages of establishing a Virtual Private Trust Company in a jurisdiction like Delaware? Wilmington Trust’s President, Western Region Brian Oard and Chief Wealth Strategist Alvina Lo, sat down with Jonathan Lurie, partner at Venable LLP, at the 2019 Hawaii Tax Institute to delve into the world of Virtual Private Trust Companies.Download Transcript > Please see important disclosures at the end of the video.

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