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Finance 6.23.2018 Bob LeClair's Finance and Markets Newsletter Issue:962    24-Jun-18

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PLR 201825003 (9 March 2018) Grant of Title to Art Collection Is Completed Gift for Tax Purposes

PLR 201825013 (19 March 2018) IRS Allows Extension to Make Alternate Valuation Election

PLR 201825023 (23 March 2018) IRS Addresses Tax Consequences of Trust Severance

PLR 201825007 (15 March 2018) Trust Modification Won't Affect GSTT Status

H.R. 6128 HSA Employer Flexibility Act

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Steer Clear of These Ten Common Gift Tax Return Mistakes
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Ownership Transitions: ESOPs Compared to Other Strategies
Kelly O. Finnell - Estate Planning

Best Estate Planning Techniques Under TCJA—Part 2: LAGRAT
S. Stacy Eastland - Estate Planning

Disclaimed If You Do, Released If You Don't!
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How Does Divorce Affect Retirement Security?
Study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

2018 Medicare Trustees Report
According to this report, the Medicare trust fund will be depleted in 2026.

Charitable Gift Annuity Rates -- 2018
Updated suggested maximum charitable give annuity (CGA) rates effective July 1, 2018, replacing the rate schedule announced November 7, 2011, effective January 1, 2012.

Social Security 2018 Trustees Report
The 2018 OASDI Trustees Report, officially called "The 2018 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds," presents the current and projected financial status of the trust funds.

FY 2017 PBGC Projections Report
Annual report of the status of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s insurance programs. This year’s projections for PBGC's Multiemployer Program show a very high likelihood of insolvency during FY 2025 and near certainty of insolvency by the end of FY 2026. PDF, 53 pp.

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