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What is not certain is tax law, which keeps shifting. You will hear that the new tax law passed by Congress allows an increased exemption for estate, gift, and generation-skipping taxes of approximately $11.2 million. A properly constructed estate plan allows a couple to pass $22.4 million exempt from the aforementioned taxes, a concept termed “portability.” This fix is temporary, extended only to 2025. Democrats did not support the tax rollback. If Democrats are in charge in 2025, all they have to do is let the exemption revert to lower levels set in 2011 and indexed to inflation. Those with wealth or with growing wealth should consult their estate planning counsel and review all documents. Should gifting and trust strategies be reviewed? Those who say, “I am not that wealthy and have nothing to worry about,” may be wrong. Old wills may have marital deduction language that refers to putting the “maximum amount allowed under federal law” to flow into one trust, and the residual into another, or language to that effect. Could that have an unintended effect?

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