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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