Monday, April 3, 2017
After the United States House of Representatives recently failed to pass the American Health Care Act, President Trump and his administration will have their sights set on new legislation for tax reform. Consequently, insurance companies and estate planners are taking notice, as their clients will be greatly affected. In lieu of repealing the estate tax, a capital gains tax could be imposed, while the fate of the gift tax is still unclear. These uncertainties make for a hazy tax-planning environment.
See Warren S. Hersch, Now in the GOP’s Crosshairs on Capitol Hill: The Estate Tax, Think Advisor, March 27, 2017.
Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.