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IRS Announces a “Use it or Lose It” Provision for Current Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions

Earlier this week, the IRS announced that taxpayers taking advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exclusion amounts in effect between 2018 and 2025 will not be adversely impacted when the exclusion amount is scheduled to decrease to pre-2018 levels  in 2025. Gift Taxes, Estate Taxes and the Exclusion Amount Gift and estate taxes apply to transfers of money, property, and other assets. These taxes are calculated using a unified rate… Read More

Estate tax

Personal Tax Planning

The Republican Plan to Eliminate Estate Tax: What Does It Mean for Canadians?

Last week, we blogged about the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) by the House Republicans and outlined some key changes that may be pending to both corporate and personal income tax in the U.S. One of the major proposed changes that would affect personal tax planning would be the elimination of the estate tax. Clearly, this may result in significant changes for U.S. residents, but what is the potential… Read More