Repeal of Estate Tax Causes Ethical Quandary

NB: This article was published on January 1, 2010 and contains information that may be outdated. For current information regarding the estate tax, read: Estate Tax Certainty…For Now. An article in the Wall Street Journal highlights the ethical quandary created by the temporary repeal of the estate tax. In 2009, those with estates valued over $3.5 million … Read More

The Death of the Estate Tax

NB: This article was published on December 21, 2009 and contains information that may be outdated. For current information regarding the estate tax, read: Estate Tax Certainty…For Now. What is estate tax? The federal estate tax is a tax imposed on the transfer of a “taxable estate” to a decedent’s heirs and beneficiaries. The “taxable estate” is calculated … Read More