Bipartisan Estate Tax Repeal Bill Introduced

On Tuesday (1/24/17), Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) and lead co-sponsor Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA) introduced legislation (H.R. 631) in the House of Representatives that would fully repeal the estate tax in

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Treasury Unlikely to Finalize Sec. 2704 Regs Before Inauguration

On Monday (1/9/17), while speaking to the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida, Kathy Veihmeyer Hughes of the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy, provided a status update of proposed regulations reducing

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South Dakota Sen. John Thune and other top Republicans recently announced their intentions to launch a new drive to repeal the estate tax next year, while pulling back on efforts

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House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (CA) along with Republican committee chairmen have sent a letter to all government agencies urging them not move ahead with any new regulations in the

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The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) has just released a detailed response on Treasury’s proposed regulations under Section 2704 regarding valuation discounts for estates. The ACTEC is

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Thousands Ask Treasury To Kill Estate Transfer Proposal

Our voices have been heard! See below for an article on the sizable number of businesses and trade groups that have signed on to the letter against the proposed regulations

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Lawmakers Targeting Spending Bill to Block Estate Tax Rules

BNA Snapshot * Senate opposition letter possible this week * Lawmakers upset administration is using regulatory process for estate tax changes By Allyson Versprille and Aaron E. Lorenzo Sept. 27

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Proposed Changes to Section 2704; FOX webinar replay access

Please click the link below to view the replay of FOX’s most recent webinar on the impact of proposed Section 2704 regulations on families in which Skip Fox, Aubrey Rothrock

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Hillary Clinton Proposes 65% Top Rate for Estate Tax

I would like to bring to your attention an article from the Wall Street Journal discussing Hillary Clinton’s proposals for increasing the estate tax. In all, Mrs. Clinton would increase

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Letter to the Treasury; Let Your Voice Be Heard!

We have several updates from Capitol Hill this week, particularly regarding the proposed Treasury regulations. Please click this link for PATG’s talking points on the proposed regulations under Section 2704. In

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