On March 31, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that makes broad changes to the New York State estate and gift tax laws, as well as some more technical changes to certain trust income tax rules....More
In Riegels v. Commissioner (In re Estate of Saunders),1 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit addressed whether it was proper for the Tax Court to disallow a $30 million deduction claimed by the estate of Gertrude Saunders for a lawsuit that was pending at the time of Gertrude’s death....More
“Metrics” is a hot word these days. In the world of charitable giving, donors and philanthropic advisors are focused on finding ways to improve how they measure, evaluate and assess outcomes. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to run their operations more like for-profit...More
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