November 18, 2010 Volume 2, No. 3
This estate tax edition of Currents is from Robert F. DeMeter, Esq. a taxation and estate planning partner of the firm. Please contact Bob at RDeMeter@ClarkTrev.com to inquire about the subject matter of this issue.
Estate Tax Alert
Tax Free Generation Skip
Available With Timely Disclaimer
For beneficiaries of a wealthy client who passes away in 2010, a timely disclaimer may offer a way to have family wealth skip a generation tax free.
Why a Disclaimer May Make Sense
Evaluate This Strategy On a Case by Case Basis
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