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More Tax Consequences of President’s Proposed Budget

The current annual US budget, as proposed by President Obama, includes some significant potential changes in tax law. Among these are proposals that could result in higher capital gains taxes on inherited property, an end to most tax-deferred real property exchanges, and increased taxes on S corporation dividends.

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Estate Planning Relief

The conventional wisdom among the attorneys and CPAs who plan for estate taxes, right up until the new Fiscal Cliff legislation was signed into law, was that the $5 million exemption was probably too good to be true.  Couples could gift up to $10 million to their heirs without paying any gift taxes, and if […]

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