On this week's episode of Financial Insider Weekly to be broadcast on Comcast Ch 15 in San Jose and Campbell at 4:30 pm PT this Wednesday, June 2, attorney John Hopkins of Hopkins and Carley and I discuss succession planning issues for a family business.
Estate planning problems and opportunities
Under the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, the maximum federal gift tax rate for 2010 is 35%. If Congress does nothing, the maximum rate will return with a vengence to 55% in 2011, plus an additional 5% surtax for taxable transfers over $10 million until the benefits of lower brackets are phased out.
On this week’s interview on Financial Insider Weekly to be broadcast in San Jose and Campbell this Wednesday, April 28 with attorney James Quillinan we discuss the implications of the repeal of the federal estate tax for 2010,
The unthinkable has happened. The one year estate tax repeal for 2010 that was enacted in 2001 is in effect, and now it appears that, if it is reinstated at all, the restoration will be prospective, not retroactive.
Financial Insider Weekly interview of Professor Patricia Cain of Santa Clara University School of Law discussing estate and gift tax problems of same sex couples is scheduled for broadcast this Wednesday, 2/10/10 at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time on Comcast Channel 15 in San Jose and Campbell.
Michael Gray, CPA interviews attorney William Mahan about tax and financial considerations of holding title on this week's episode of the public access television series Financial Insider Weekly.