As we were going to press with the March 2008 issue of Trusts & Estates magazine, we received an email from Kevin Matz of White & Case, LLP, who has a piece in that issue entitled Knight's "Decided. Now What?" Matz wrote: The great thing about law is that it never stays the same. Internal Revenue Service Notice 2008-32, issued today, provides interim guidance on the 2 percent floor limitations for trusts and estates relating to bundled investment management and advisory costs.
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These articles from the Investments & Wealth Monitor focus on tax-aware investing and include a look at the trinity of asset location (taxes, returns, and time horizon), tactics and strategies for tax-efficient investing, and an after-tax target few advisors have in their sights....More
More and more trusts are being drafted with a long, long time horizon. At the same time, there's a staggering increase in litigation. Is there a better way to design and administer trusts to emphasize the positive role that trusts can play in the lives of beneficiaries?...More
For the second year, the ADP Research Institute® examined the types of companies — by size and type of industry — that offer retirement benefits, as well as the retirement savings behaviors of approximately 10 million U.S. employees in 2014....More