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Taxation and Trusts & Estates Trusteeships in an Election Year: Time-Sensitive Planning, Fiduciary Selection Considerations, and Drafting Solutions During COVID-19

Trusteeships in an Election Year: Time-Sensitive Planning, Fiduciary Selection Considerations, and Drafting Solutions During COVID-19 By: Megan Ferkel Earhart, Esq. and Ryan Shumacher, Esq. We live in strange and unprecedented times, both from an estate planning perspective and globally. The combination of COVID-19 and a particularly tumultuous election year have led to a spike in […]

Taxation California Bill (SB 378) Seeks to Impose Estate Tax

A bill before the California legislature seeks to impose an estate tax of 40% on the net value of a decedent’s estate in excess of $3.5 million, with a credit for all federal estate taxes paid by the estate. Background In 2017, as Congress debated legislation that ultimately became the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, […]