Current Estate and Gift Tax Issues
Target Audience: CPAs, EAs, RTRPs
Field of Study: Taxation (NASBA); Federal Tax Update (IRS)
Seminar Level: Beginner
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DISCLAIMER: THIS SEMINAR WAS FILMED IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, ON JULY 12, 2012, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.
The Small Business/Self-Employed operating division delivered this seminar at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in July 2012.
There have been a number of changes in estate and gift tax law in the last few years, including changes to the tax rates, exemptions, filing requirements, and portability. This session will highlight these recent changes, as well as recent estate and gift cases and rulings, current exam priorities, and other recent developments.
By the end of this presentation you will:
- Know the Estate Tax, Gift Tax, and GST applicable exclusion and maximum tax rates
- Be familiar with portability: its limitation period and how to elect portability
- Learn how the deceased spousal unused exclusion amount, or DSUEA, increases the applicable exclusion amount of an electing surviving spouse
- Understand the requirements and forms to file for protective claims
No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.