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Bruce Steiner: Valuable Lessons Learned from Lauren Bacall's Will Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2246    18-Sep-14

Sharon Klein & the October 15, 2014 Deadline for Unwinding 2013 Roth Conversions Steve Leimberg's Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Newsletter Issue:640    17-Sep-14

AFRs for October announced Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2245    17-Sep-14

Barry Nelson & Richard Franklin: Inter Vivos QTIP Trusts Could Have Unanticipated Income Tax Results to Donor Post-Divorce Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2244    15-Sep-14

Finance 9.13.2014 Bob LeClair's Finance and Markets Newsletter Issue:774    14-Sep-14

Dennis Webb's Audit-Proofing Checklist for Recent Gifts of Interests in Real Property Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2243    11-Sep-14

Actual Text

Rev. Rul. 2014-26, 2014-41 IRB 1 (17 September 2014) IRS Issues Applicable Federal Rates for October
updated:18-Sep-14

William Cavallaro et ux. v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2014-189, Nos. 3300-11, 3354-11 Couple Liable for Gift Tax Following Company Merger
updated:18-Sep-14

Estate of James A. Elkins Jr. et al. v. Commissioner, No. 13-60472 Fifth Circuit Finds Errors in Tax Court's Valuation of Estate's Art Works
updated:17-Sep-14

PLR 201436010 (27 December 2014) IRS Rules on Gift Tax Implications of Transfers to Trust
updated:17-Sep-14

Notice 2014-50, 2014-40 IRB 1 (11 September 2014) Update for Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, and Segment Rates for September 2014
updated:17-Sep-14

GAO-14-878T (16 September 2014) GAO Reports Preliminary Information on IRA Balances Accumulated as of 2011
updated:17-Sep-14

Instant Audio and Podcasts

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PLR 201435009: Conversion to Unitrust Does Not Trigger Gift
updated:19-Sep-14

PLR Allows Spousal Rollover of IRA Despite Designation of Trust as Beneficiary
updated:06-Aug-14

IRS Withdraws Proposed Reg. on IRA Rollovers
updated:12-Jul-14

Podcasts

Keebler and Batson on Charitable Remainder Trusts
updated:18-Aug-14

Asset Protection and Income Tax Planning for IRAs after Clark
updated:01-Aug-14

Bob Keebler and Michael Goller on IRS Circular 230
updated:20-Jun-14

Keebler, Blattmachr and Gans on Estate of Trombetta
updated:14-May-14

Keebler, Oshins and Lipkind on the Newest NING Trust PLR
updated:07-Mar-14

Bob Keebler on Advanced Bracket Management -- Part 2
updated:21-Feb-14

Bob Keebler on Advanced Bracket Management -- Part 1
updated:21-Feb-14

Keebler on Basic Tax Bracket Management - Part 2
updated:14-Feb-14

BlogWatch

CCH: Estate Tax Exemption Will Rise by $90,000 in 2015
17-Sep-14

Income Taxation of Frequent Flyer Rewards after Shankar
17-Sep-14

Estate Tax Allocation Battle in Tom Clancy's Estate
17-Sep-14

Colorado Law Bans Misleading Words in Insurance and Annuity Marketing
16-Sep-14

Where Not to Die in 2015
11-Sep-14

Three Steps in Estate Planning for Digital Assets
10-Sep-14

Why You Should File and Suspend Social Security Benefits
10-Sep-14

Proposals Would Curb Benefits of Roth IRA Conversion
09-Sep-14

A Guide to Psychiatric Advance Directives
09-Sep-14

Journals
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Gain from the Value of a Good Valuation
Edward A. Renn, James I. Dougherty & Marissa Dungey - Probate & Property

Frank Aragona Trust v. Commissioner: A Road Map to What Really Matters for Material Participation of Trusts
Dana M. Foley & William I. Sanderson - Probate & Property

IRA Funds Used for Land Purchase Are an Early Withdrawal
Robert E. Madden, Lisa H.R. Hayes, and Frank S. Baldino - Estate Planning

Late-Filing Penalty Despite Timely Payment of Estate Tax
Robert E. Madden, Lisa H.R. Hayes, and Frank S. Baldino - Estate Planning

Valuation of Madoff Investment Account Is Factual Issue
Robert E. Madden, Lisa H.R. Hayes, and Frank S. Baldino - Estate Planning

Law Threads
(Online Discussions)

Clark Decision Complicates Planning for IRA Owners -- 6/12/2014

Quick Take: Recent Cases Allow Probate of Electronic Wills -- 2/14/2014

Special Report: Summaries from the 2014 Heckerling Institute -- 1/10/2014

Does Portability Create a Property Interest? -- 12/09/2013

Language for Granting Control of Digital Assets -- 08/18/2013

Web Links

Dying in America -- Institute of Medicine
In Dying in America, a consensus report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a committee of experts finds that improving the quality and availability of medical and social services for patients and their families could not only enhance quality of life through the end of life, but may also contribute to a more sustainable care system.

PRESENT LAW AND BACKGROUND RELATING TO TAX-FAVORED RETIREMENT SAVINGS - Joint Committee on Taxation
This document, prepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation for a September 16, 2014 hearing, provides a summary of the present law tax rules applicable to tax-favored retirement savings arrangements, a discussion of economic issues, and data on tax-favored retirement savings.

IRAs: Preliminary Information on IRA Balances Accumulated as of 2011 -- GAO
This statement provides preliminary observations based on ongoing work on information on IRA balances in terms of reported fair market value aggregated by taxpayers.

National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives (NRC-PAD)
This site includes state-by-state information about the creation and use of psychiatric advance directives.

ACTEC Summer 2014 Meeting Musings - Steve Akers
Steve Akers of Bessemer Trust offers his observations on seminars at the 2014 ACTEC Summer Meeting in Dana Point, California.