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Estate Tax Reduced for Maryland Farmers by “Family Farm Preservation Act”

On May 22, Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law a bill that many of you may have already heard about. Chapter 448, or the “Family Farm Preservation Act of 2012,” aims to ease the estate tax burden on the survivors … Continue reading

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Planning with the $5 Million Gift Tax Exemption

Much of the information from this post has been reproduced in greater detail in an updated blog series, Estate Taxmageddon: Preparing for the 2013 Increases to the Estate, Gift, and GST Taxes. It’s no secret that I am a member … Continue reading

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We are posting this for the benefit of estate planning clients. The issue is what happens to estate planning exemptions in 2010 and 2011. They are scheduled to expire in 2010 with no “step-up in basis” available for inherited assets … Continue reading

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