Author:John Clough

You may have noticed a collective sigh of relief coming from the estate tax planning community over the last few weeks. In its early drafts of the Build Back Better legislation, Congress had been flirting with some fairly dramatic changes to the U.S. transfer tax...

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  Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) introduced legislation that, if passed, would have a significant impact on the transfer tax system of the United States. The proposed legislation includes the following changes: Estate tax exemptions of $3.5 million Gift tax exemptions of $1 million $20K annual gift...

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