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IRS Updates Applicable Federal Rates for May 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

The IRS has announced the Applicable Federal Rates for May 2015, including the Section 7520 rate of 1.8%.

House Votes to Repeal Estate Tax

Friday, April 17, 2015


In separate record votes yesterday, the House approved H.R. 114-1105, which would repeal the estate tax, and H.R. 114-622, which would make permanent the election to deduct state and local general sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes.

ACR Urges SFC Working Groups to Advance Four Charitable Objectives

Friday, April 17, 2015


In identical letters to two of the Senate Finance Committee tax reform working groups, the Alliance for Charitable Reform urged four specific legislative objectives "to protect philanthropic freedom and expand charitable giving."

House Set to Vote on Estate Tax Repeal

Thursday, April 16, 2015


Yesterday the House approved a "closed rule," clearing the way for a floor vote today on H.R. 114-1105 to repeal the estate tax.

CRT as the Beneficiary of an IRA

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Naming a CRT as an IRA beneficiary can provide an income stream for heirs.

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