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Vedder Thinking | Articles Estate Planning Notice: The Election Is Over...Now What?


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The election results have not determined the final outcome of the future of gift and estate taxes, but they have narrowed the possibilities. For an executive summary of the most notable effects of the election on estate planning and wealth transfers, download the Estate Planning Notice below.

Topics include:

  • Favorable gift and estate tax exemptions and rates scheduled to expire
    December 31, 2012
  • Summary of changes to federal transfer tax exemptions and rates
  • Using trusts to lock in favorable exemptions
  • Estate planning interest rates at all-time lows