Video: Delaware’s Income Tax Advantage for Trusts

Jeffrey C. Wolken |
Tax Reform
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Changes in the federal tax laws have provided a renewed focus on state income taxes and strategies available to minimize these taxes.While personal trusts have been used most commonly as estate and gift tax planning vehicles, they now have increased importance as tools for minimizing a family’s federal and state income tax liability.

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Making Your Charitable Estate Plan Great Again

Carol G. Kroch |
Tax Reform
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An overview of an important presentation at the 53rd Annual Heckerling Institute on tax saving strategies when making charitable gifts.As a result of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the estimated number of itemizers has dropped from 37 million to 16 million.This is largely due to the $10,000 cap on the state and local tax deduction and the increasedstandard deduction.