Let’s talk about gift taxes! Under IRC Section 2503(b), the first $13,000 (plus cost of living adjustments) of gifts to any person, other than gifts of future interests in property, made during a calendar year are not included in the total amount of gifts made during the year. There is no limit to the number… Read More


The Wall Street Journal and other sources have reported that President Obama wants to freeze the estate tax credit at its current level. This means that estates with less than $3.5 million in value can be transferred free of the estate tax at death. In other words, the vast majority of us (98%) won’t have… Read More