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Happy New Year -- Reconsidering the Tax Treatment of Alimony
Tyler Hardcastle and Margaret Ryznar - SSRN
Tax-Efficient Charitable Giving of Savings or Retirement Benefits
Albert Feuer - Tax Management Estate, Gifts and Trusts Journal
A Model of Complexity and Uncertainty: Redemptions of Partnership Interests
Michelle M. Jewett - The Tax Lawyer
The State-Charity Disparity Under the 2017 Tax Law
Daniel J. Hemel - Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
A Run for Your Money: Are Able Accounts Truly an Innovative, User-Friendly Financial Savings Tool for the Broad Spectrum of Disabled Americans?
Madeleine Laser - Touro Law Review
Reports from the 53rd Annual Philip E. Heckerling Institute (2019)
Volunteer Reporters will be posting daily Reports containing highlights of the proceedings of the 53rd Annual Philip E. Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning on January 14-18, 2019 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center in Florida. Scroll down on this page for links to the reports.
Defining Death: Organ Transplantation and the Fifty-Year Legacy of the Harvard Report on Brain Death
This special report is published in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the “Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Harvard Medical School to Examine the Definition of Brain Death,” a landmark document that proposed a new way to define death, with implications that advanced the field of organ transplantation.
Ron Aucutt’s “Top Ten” Estate Planning and Estate Tax Developments of 2018 -- ACTEC
These 2018 “top ten” developments cover a variety of subjects and foreshadow several developments to watch for in 2019 and future years.
CAF World Giving Index - 2018
Now in its ninth year, the CAF World Giving Index looks at charitable behaviour around the world and shares insights into the nature of giving and trends in global generosity.
General Explanation of Public Law 115-97 -- Joint Committee on Taxation
The "Blue Book" for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. December 20, 2018. PDF, 457 pp.