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Benefiting from Intrafamily Sales

Marguerite Weese |
Wealth Planning
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In a perfect world, creating and implementing your estate plan would be a straightforward process. Your intended distribution of assets would meet your goals and your family would see the plan as equitable to everyone.

In reality, however, developing an effective estate plan can be a challenge both emotionally and financially. For example, you may own an illiquid asset that comprises a large part of your estate, such as a closely held business or income-producing real estate.

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Minimizing or Eliminating State Income Taxes on Trusts

Richard W. Nenno |
Wealth Planning
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An important four-part series that discusses a host of issues involving state income taxes on trusts. Part One provides an overview of the various approaches to taxation of trust income, then reviews the various constitutional restrictions, as reflected in numerous federal and state cases.Part Two further examines these aspects, beginning with a discussion of the seminal U.S. Supreme Court case of Quill Corp. v.

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Four Divorce Risks Your Clients May Not Know Exist

Blair Talty |
Wealth Planning
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Help clients take a long-term view to protect family wealth during divorce.Divorce can derail family wealth and affect generations far beyond just one couple.Even those who are not divorcing or contemplating divorce—including those beginning prenuptial planning—could benefit from knowing what’s at stake in the event of a divorce, be it their own or that of a business partner, parent, sibling, or descendent.

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