Peter Melcher

Peter
Melcher

Peter J. Melcher, JD, LL.M., MBA is a Partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP. He specializes in tax planning for high net worth individuals. Peter has extensive experience in domestic and foreign estate planning, business succession planning and income tax planning for investors and corporate executives.

 

He also implements sophisticated tax strategies like FLPs, GRATs, IDGT sales and charitable trusts as well as prepares private letter ruling requests.  Peter is a frequent author for national tax journals including Estate PlanningTrusts & EstatesTAXESthe Real Property Probate and Trust Reportthe Practical Tax Lawyerthe Journal of Financial PlanningThe Estate Planning Review, and the Marquette Elder's Advisor.

 

Peter is a member of the State Bars of Wisconsin and Illinois. He received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Law School, his Masters of Law in Taxation from DePaul University and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Articles
A Guide to Trust Decanting 
Peter J. Melcher, Robert S. Keebler & Steven J. Oshins discuss the layered issue of decanting
New Private Letter Ruling Breathes Life into Nevada Incomplete Gift Non-Grantor Trusts
PLR 201310002 (released March 8, 2013) is great news for taxpayers wishing to use a very powerful tax-planning strategy.
Correcting Unfavorable Beneficiary Designations in Trusts 
PLR prevents post-mortem reformations of trusts as designated beneficiaries of IRAs
Cleaning Up the Mess Madoff Made of IRAs 
There are some measures taxpayers can take to soften the toll frauds have taken on their retirement plans
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