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Estate of Donald Woelbing v. Commissioner (Tax Court Docket No. 30261-13, petition filed Dec. 26, 2013 , stipulated decision entered March 25, 2016) Parties Settle Closely Watched Tax Court Cases Involving Defined Value Clause

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PLR 201621021 (25 February 2016) IRS Waives IRA Rollover Requirement

United States v. Diane M. Garrity et al., No. 3:15-cv-00243 (20 May 2016) District Court Finds Estate's Fiduciary Can't Bring Claim Against Government for Unlawful Disclosure

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Traditional and Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs): A Primer -- CRS
This Congressional Research Service report explains the eligibility requirements, contribution limits, tax deductibility of contributions, rules for withdrawing funds from the accounts, and provides data on the account holdings.

Report on Elder Financial Abuse -- 2015
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The Giving Gap -- Fidelity Charitable
This survey report looks at the awareness and use of charitable giving methods and vehicles among a uent and high-net-worth donors, and how wealth, stage of life, age, and advisor rela onships impact how they give.

IRS Needs to Further Enhance Controls over Taxpayer and Financial Data -- GAO
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The Department of Labor’s Final Rule Redefining Fiduciary - Steptoe
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