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The Effects of the Build Back Better Act on Estate Planning

The House Ways and Means Committee approved President Biden’s Build Back Better Act’s (BBBA) tax provisions, a major step towards passage of the bill. As the draft now stands, the legislative proposal may restrict the abilities of higher net worth individuals to shelter assets from tax consequences in their estate planning strategies. There is...
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Tax Basis: What You Need to Know and How It Can Impact Your Estate

“Tax basis” is a term used frequently in tax law. But for many, the term is unfamiliar and intimidating—perhaps something they feel is better left to a certified public accountant to worry about.

Nevertheless, a basic understanding of the concept can be very helpful for understanding important estate planning strategies used by your attorney and financial...
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