On Oct. 4, the Internal Revenue Service posted final Form 706 for individuals dying in 2012. It posted final updated instructions on Oct. 12. Here’s an overview of the new form and instructions and how they compare to the prior versions.
Sharon L. Klein, managing director & head of wealth advisory at Lazard Wealth Management LLC in New York discusses the impact of new Tennessee legislation that eliminates its gift tax and phases out its inheritance tax
Sharon L. Klein, managing director & head of wealth advisory at Lazard Wealth Management LLC in New York provides highlights of the recently released Internal Revenue Service temporary regulations and proposed rules regarding the portability of the deceased spousal unused exclusion amount.
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