This article reprint was recently published in Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Newsletter.A New York court has found that a QTIP Trust, created for New York purposes in 2010 when the estate was not subject to federal estate tax, was not includable in the estate of the surviving spouse for New York estate tax purposes. See a discussion of that case in Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Newsletter #2676.
Customized financing and tax and ownership advice can help amplify the benefits of your purchase. When it comes to purchasing a luxury marine craft such as a yacht, it’s important to ensure that you understand all the implications that come with it before you dive in.Considerations such as ownership structure, taxes, insurance, and where to register your yacht are equally important.
Favorable tax planning opportunities that may apply to your stock options. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created additional stock option planning opportunities for corporate executives.Of the many recent tax law changes, a few provisions provide expanded planning with respect to incentive stock options (ISOs).Making the right decisions when exercising options can make a big difference, so it’s important to discuss the pros and cons of any strategy with your advisors.