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Newsletters

Finance 5.19.2018 Bob LeClair's Finance and Markets Newsletter Issue:958    20-May-18

Brett L. Bueltel, A. Kelly Walker & Jamie L. Seitz - When Terminable Interests Prevent the Marital Deduction in Estate Disputes Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2641    17-May-18

7520 and Other Key Rates - June 2018 Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2640    17-May-18

Linas Sudzius: Key 2018 Pension and Employee Benefit Numbers, Income Tax Rates & Estate Planning Inflation Adjustments Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Newsletter Issue:2639    16-May-18

Chet Schwartz, Michael Geeraerts & Jim Magner on Mazzei v. Commissioner: Despite Summa Holdings, IRS Gets Win in FSC Substance-Over-Form Case Steve Leimberg's Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Newsletter Issue:693    14-May-18

Finance 5.12.2018 Bob LeClair's Finance and Markets Newsletter Issue:957    13-May-18

Actual Text

Rev. Proc. 2018-32, 2018-23 IRB 1 (16 May 2018) IRS Issues Streamlined Guidance on Charitable Donations
updated:17-May-18

HALL v. HALL, No. 17-0452, Supreme Court of West Virginia (11 May 2018) Inheritance Rights of Child after Termination of Parental Right
updated:17-May-18

Rev. Rul. 2018-16, 2018-23 IRB 1 (16 May 2018) IRS Applicable Federal Rates for June 2018
updated:17-May-18

RL34397 Traditional and Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs): A Primer
updated:17-May-18

Adam D. Fehr v. Commissioner, No. 14470-16S, T.C. Summ. Op. 2018-26 Business Expense & Charitable Deductions Denied for Lack of Substantiation
updated:17-May-18

Triumph Mixed Use Investments III LLC et al. v. Commissioner, No. 20412-14, T.C. Memo. 2018-65 Court Denies Charitable Deduction on Basis That Partnership Benefited from Gift
updated:16-May-18

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Georgia Governor Vetoes DAPT Bill
updated:17-May-18

Hall v. Hall (WV) -- Inheritance Rights of Child after Termination of Parental Rights
updated:16-May-18

PLR 201818005: Generation-Skipping Trust Can Be Divided
updated:11-May-18

Podcasts

Keebler on Income Tax Planning for IRAs and Qualified Plans
updated:31-Mar-18

Keebler on Drawdown and Portfolio Strategies After Tax Reform
updated:31-Mar-18

Keebler on Avoiding Low Basis Traps
updated:23-Mar-18

Keebler on Five of the Best Estate Planning Ideas of 2018
updated:23-Mar-18

Estate Planning After Tax Reform
updated:17-Mar-18

Tax Planning for Real Estate Under TCJA
updated:17-Mar-18

Keebler, Blattmachr and Shenkman: Asset Protection Planning Under the New Tax Law
updated:13-Jan-18

Keebler, Blattmachr and Shenkman: Individual Income Tax Planning After Tax Reform
updated:06-Jan-18

BlogWatch

New Rev. Proc. Explains Deductibility and Reliance Issues Relating to Charitable Contributions
18-May-18

How to Be Richer in Retirement
17-May-18

Effectiveness of QDRO Entered After Death of Plan Participant
16-May-18

Tax Reform Phase 2: Pending Reality Or Political Posturing?
16-May-18

Pitfalls and Perils of Delaware Trust Decantings
16-May-18

Court Overturns California Medical Aid-in-Dying Law
15-May-18

How to Obtain Estate Tax Transcripts Online
15-May-18

State Requirements on Certification or Licensing of Guardians
14-May-18

Bullying Among Elders: Headlines vs. Reality
13-May-18

Journals
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Best Estate Planning Techniques Under TCJA—Part 1: LAIDGT
S. Stacy Eastland - Estate Planning

Giving Pass-Through Interests to Get Section 199A Deduction
Vincent D'Addona and Paul Vecchione - Estate Planning

Impact of Expanded Definition of 'U.S. Shareholder' on Foreign Trust Beneficiaries
Sean R. Weissbart - Estate Planning

Promote Harmony in Estate Plans for Blended Families
M. Brooke Wilson - Estate Planning

Reap Tax and Estate Planning Benefits for Education Expenses
Razi Hecht and Brion Collins - Estate Planning

Web Links

2018 Investment Company Fact Book
A Review of Trends and Activities in the Investment Company Industry.

Agency Rule List, Spring, 2018- Treasury Department
From reginfo.gov, this page contains a agenda for promulgation of tax regulations, including many required by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.. The list includes a description of the reg project, the projected date for agency action and the associated staff contact(s).

Tax Exempt Organization Search -- IRS
The new Tax Exempt Organization Search (TEOS) replaces EO Select Check, a more limited tool available since 2012 that focused primarily on providing information on an organization’s tax-exempt status. Among the enhancements, the new TEOS tool includes images of newly-filed 990 forms and it’s mobile friendly so you can access it using smartphones or tablets.

IRS Actuarial Tables
The tables listed on this page from the IRS website are based on the most recent census data available, and are generally effective for valuation dates as determined by regulations to be published soon. The mortality table is listed as Table 2000CM. The page provides links to online versions of the following publications, which contain the actuarial tables. Publication 1457 provides examples for valuing annuities, life estates, and remainders generally. Publication 1458 provides examples for valuing interests in unitrusts. Publication 1459 provides examples for valuing remainder interests in depreciable property for income tax purposes.

The Global Philanthropy Report: Perspectives on the Global Foundation Sector
"The Global Philanthropy Report: Perspectives on the global foundation sector" is the most comprehensive analysis to date of global philanthropic practices and trends. The report was authored by researchers at the Hauser Institute for Civil Society at Harvard University and funded by UBS. April, 2018.

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