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Ken Kettering & Ed Smith: Comments to Uniform Voidable Transactions Act Should Not Be Changed Steve Leimberg's Asset Protection Planning Newsletter Issue:329    25-Aug-16

Steve Leimberg on Metropolitan Life Insurance Company v. Sumner: Spouse's Implied Consent to Community Property Purchase of Life Insurance Results in Children from Insured's First Marriage Receiving Proceeds Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2450    23-Aug-16

Correction to Sept. Short-Term AFR Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2449    23-Aug-16

Martin Shenkman, Jonathan Blattmachr, Ira S. Herman & Joy Matak: Proposed 2704(b) Regulations Will Zap Discounts, Wealthy Taxpayers Should Plan ASAP Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2448    22-Aug-16

Finance 8.20.2016 Bob LeClair's Finance and Markets Newsletter Issue:872    21-Aug-16

Pfollowing the Pfamous Pfannenstiehl Case: Alexander A. Bove, Jr. Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2447    18-Aug-16

Actual Text

Johnnie C. Walker v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2016-159, No. 17682-14 IRS Denies Business Deductions for Lack of Substantiation
updated:26-Aug-16

PLR 201626016 (15 March 2016) Trust Termination Under Settlement Agreement Won't Trigger GSTT
updated:26-Aug-16

Djamal Mameri v. Commissioner, T.C. Summ. Op. 2016-47, No. 16403-15S Tax Court Addresses Student's Education Credit Allowance
updated:26-Aug-16

Rev. Proc. 2016-47, 2016-37 IRB 1 (24 August 2016) IRS Issues New Procedures for Waiver of 60-Day Rollover Requirement
updated:25-Aug-16

Richard G. Braddock v. Commissioner, T.C. Summ. Op. 2016-46, No. 590-14S (24 August 2016) Tax Court Finds Settlement Payment Is Taxable
updated:25-Aug-16

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company v. Sumner, C15-1451RSL 2016 WL 4160274 (5 August 2016) Spouse's Implied Consent to Community Property Purchase of Life Insurance Results in Children from Insured's First Marriage Receiving Proceeds
updated:24-Aug-16

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IRS Grants Extension of Time to Opt Out of GST Automatic Allocation
updated:26-Aug-16

Rev. Proc. 2016-47 Offers Broad Relief for Missed Rollovers
updated:24-Aug-16

Treasury Updates 2015-2016 Priority Guidance Plan
updated:19-Aug-16

Podcasts

Keebler and Blattmachr on the Section 2704 Proposed Regs.
updated:17-Aug-16

Keebler and Aucutt on the Section 2704 Proposed Regulations
updated:09-Aug-16

Keebler and Oshins on Private Decanting
updated:05-Aug-16

Keebler and McClintock: The New Death Tax Problem
updated:30-Jul-16

Bob Keebler on Asset Protection Planning for IRA Accounts
updated:14-May-16

Keebler and Blattmachr on the Basis Consistency Rules
updated:02-Apr-16

Market Volatility Opens Planning Opportunities
updated:01-Mar-16

The Administration's 2017 Budget Proposals
updated:23-Feb-16

BlogWatch

IRS: Charity is Exception to Contingent Right, Making Trust a ‘Qualified Beneficiary’
25-Aug-16

IRS Grants Sweeping Relief To Retirement Savers Who Miss Rollover Deadline
24-Aug-16

Uber Drivers Get a Retirement Plan -- Of Sorts
24-Aug-16

IRS: Surgery Center is Passive Activity
24-Aug-16

Tax Court: Losses Disallowed for Lack of Records
23-Aug-16

Planning to Pass Down the Vacation Home
23-Aug-16

Taking Advantage of the Zero Capital Gains Tax Bracket
22-Aug-16

The Section 2704 Regulations in the Press
19-Aug-16

Theoretical Value vs. Actual Value Under the 2704 Regulations
19-Aug-16

Journals
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A Historic Overview of Legislation
Patricia M. Soldano and Michael Palicz - Trusts & Estates

The Administration of Quiet Trusts And Decanting Trusts
David A. Diamond - Trusts & Estates

Should It Stay or Should It Go?
Jonathan G. Blattmachr and Turney P. Berry - Trusts & Estates

Tips From the Pros: Don’t Overlook the Power of Powers
Charles A. Redd - Trusts & Estates

Breaking Down the Impact Wall
Lisette Cooper - Trusts & Estates

Law Threads
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Special Report: Summaries from the 2016 Heckerling Institute -- 1/15/2016

Special Report: Summaries from the 2015 Heckerling Institute -- 1/05/2015

Clark Decision Complicates Planning for IRA Owners -- 6/12/2014

Quick Take: Recent Cases Allow Probate of Electronic Wills -- 2/14/2014

Special Report: Summaries from the 2014 Heckerling Institute -- 1/10/2014

Web Links

Ths Sharing Economy Tax Center -- IRS
This page on the IRS website alerts taxpayers to issues that may arise for those participating in ride sharing, home rental or other aspects of the sharing economy.

The ERISA Fiduciary Advisor -- U.S. Department of Labor
The ERISA Fiduciary Advisor provides information and answers to a variety of questions about who is a fiduciary and their responsibilities under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). This Advisor was developed by the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) in its continuing effort to increase awareness and understanding about basic fiduciary responsibilities when operating a retirement plan.

The IRA Investor Profile: Roth IRA Investors’ Activity, 2007–2014
From the Investment Company Institute. Analysis of the contribution, conversion, rollover, withdrawal, and asset allocation activity of 2.3 million consistent Roth IRA investors—those with accounts in every year from 2007 through 2014—can show how consistent Roth IRA investors fared during and after the financial crisis. In addition, analysis of a snapshot of 5.4 million Roth IRA investors in 2014 can provide more detailed insight into how individuals manage their Roth IRAs. This report offers such an analysis.

AICPA Comments on Form 990 and Instructions
June 30, 2016 letter on behalf of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers comments on Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax, and the related instructions. The comments include recommendations for the 2016 forms and instructions, while indicating the importance and urgency of each recommendation.

State-By State Guide to Taxes & Creditor Protection
This interactive map from John Hancock summarizes state laws on maximum income tax rates, state death taxes, and creditor protection laws.

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