Estate planning experts review recent T&E cases, IRS rulings, SECURE Act 2.0, DAF and CRT cautions, and other recent developments impacting estate planners.
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, ACTEC, regularly provides technical comments to Congress, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Department of the Treasury regarding proposed or existing regulations, forms or other administrative rulings. Below are podcasts related to ACTEC’s comments from key Fellows within the College.
- ACTEC Capital Letters
- ACTEC Guidance & Comments
- Art & Alternative Assets
- Business Planning
- Charitable Planning
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity
- Family Law
- General Estate Planning
- International T&E
- IRS/ Tax Guidance
- Pandemic Related Issues
- T&E Administration
- T&E Litigation
- Technology Recommendations
- Uniform Law, Multi-State Issues & Laws
What You Need to Know About Authenticating Cross-Border Documents and the Importance of Electronic Apostilles (e-APP)
International estate planning experts explain ACTEC’s support of electronic apostilles, e-APPs, and the importance of apostilles to the trusts and estates practice.
ACTEC’s Comments on Section 2053 – Proposed Estate Tax Regulations
ACTEC comments on proposed regulations under IRS Code Section 2053, and the effects on estates seeking to deduct funeral and administrative expenses and loans.
Electronic Will Legislation in the US
A trust and estate expert advises extreme caution when using an e-will or electronic will. Understand why in this podcast.
ACTEC Comments on Treasury’s Proposed Regulations Under Section 1061
An overview of comments ACTEC submitted to Treasury on 10/5/20 issues regarding proposed regulations under IRS Code Section 1061.
Looking Back at Our Most Popular Podcasts | 100th Special
Balancing independence of retirees, the SECURE Act and other 2020 estate planning hot topics are discussed in this special 100th ACTEC Trust and Estate Talk podcast.
Deemed Realization of Gains on Gratuitous Transfers
A review of ACTEC’s report provided to the US government on proposals to tax the deemed realization of gain on gratuitous transfers of appreciated property.
Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones
A deep dive into the benefits and concerns of Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones proposed regulations.
The Impact of Tax Reform on Trusts After Divorce
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act had an enormous impact on existing trusts after divorce. Understand the impact and learn about ACTEC’s comments to the government and solutions to consider.