Nov. 30, 2021—Gifting assets can help those in need while also providing the donor with potential tax benefits. In fact, a well-planned gifting strategy can reduce certain estate taxes, leaving your beneficiaries with a potentially larger inheritance upon your death. In today’s podcast, Director of Wealth Strategies Matthew Lee of Wilmington Trust’s Emerald Family Office & Advisory explores gifting and the critical role it can play in a successful wealth plan. He discusses basic rules and considerations, including how much may be gifted, what assets may be gifted, and when gifts may be made.

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