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Published by American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education in [Philadelphia, Pa.] .

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  • Inheritance and transfer tax -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Close corporations -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Estate planning -- United States.

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ContributionsAmerican Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education.
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LC ClassificationsKF6585 .A13 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 359, [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages359
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Open LibraryOL4146024M
LC Control Number80125114

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Closely Held Businesses in Estate Planning provides exhaustive coverage of the gratuitous transfer tax system, inter vivos gifting strategies, valuations freezes, intra-family sales, buy-sell agreements, the marital deduction, planning strategies for retirement income distributions, and valuation of closely held business interests.

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An Estate Planner's Guide to Buy-Sell Agreements for the Closely Held Business, Third Edition. By Louis A Mezzullo. Providing comprehensive yet practical advice for designing effective buy-sell agreements to be used as both an exit strategy or as part of the succession or estate planning process, this book is accessible to practitioners with varying degrees.

If estate planners opt to sell for cash or a note to Estate planning for interests in a closely-held business book family member rather than donate a direct gift, it’s still important to have a contemporaneous appraisal of such business interest and file a no-tax gift return to start the three-year statute of limitations during which the IRS can review and challenge the value of.

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Estate Planning For Closely Held Business Owners. As a business owner, often your major asset and greatest source of income is the closely held business. And, in many cases, your concern is to pass that productive asset to younger generations and provide a livelihood for family members.

Such an objective, however, entails numerous tax and non-tax considerations. When a major asset of one’s estate includes a closely held business, there are a number of “special” problems that arise. Estate planning for interests in a closely-held business book how the use of a “buy-sell agreement” Here's what you need to know about closely held business interests, potential estate planning problems, and how a "buy-sell agreement" may help.

An estate planning. The decedent must have been a U.S. citizen or resident at death. An interest in a closely held business must comprise more than 35 percent of the decedent’s adjusted gross estate.

The estate’s personal representative must make the section election on a Form Federal Estate Tax Return filed in a timely manner. Charitable gifts involving some kind of closely held business entity are becoming an increasingly important element of an overall estate plan.

They can be an effective tool to maximize the benefits of valuation discounts, reduce income and estate taxes, and generally promote your client's estate planning and philanthropic goals. Be sure the estate plan defers estate taxes until the death of the second spouse. What is the source of funds for payment of estate taxes.

Liquid assets. Life insurance. Distributions from the business itself. Consider whether the estate will qualify for certain deferrals of estate taxes, such as due to holding an interest in a closely held. Discover the best Legal Estate Planning in Best Sellers.

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It can save on estate taxes and reward family members for their hard work in running the family business. Using Annuities To Transfer Business Interests. Advanced estate planning strategies exist that allow transfers of business interests to the family to be made, without reducing the unified tax exemption.

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Owners of closely held businesses and their families can benefit in many ways from a well thought out and implemented estate plan that appropriately addresses the business interests which often. component of estate planning. In arriving at the taxable base on the date of transfer, FMV is determined on the basis of The book value of the stock and the financial condition of the business 4.

Earning capacity (usually considered the most important of control, a minority stock interest in a closely held. CHAPTER 7: PLANNING FOR CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES INTRODUCTION Importance of Estate Planning Lifetime Versus Postmortem Estate Planning SELECTING A FORM OF OWNERSHIP In General Goals SHAREHOLDER AGREEMENTS Purpose.

For closely held companies, recapitalizations can also be very effective in estate planning. When business interests pass to a successive generation, senior family members can transfer company stock in a tax-efficient manner by generating discounts.

If the business agreement restricts certain rights, such as. A closely-held business is a unique enterprise. An estate plan that addresses the issues discussed above will protect the current owner(s), as well as those who may become owners in the future. No closely-held business can be transferred without legal consequences.

That’s why it’s best to consult an estate planning attorney for more. Estate Planning Considerations for Closely Held Business Owners. Owners of closely held businesses and their families can benefit in many ways from a well thought out and implemented estate plan that appropriately addresses the business interests, which often comprise a significant part of a family's net worth.

For many years, closely-held business owners routinely heard estate planners advise them to give or sometimes sell family members’ interests in the business. Many business owners give or sell business interests to a “grantor trust,” in which the owner continues to pay the income tax on the trust assets.

Among the advantages of such a trust are that it can avoid capital gains tax on the sale of the trust assets, and it can avoid income tax on interest payments from the trust to the owner.

the sale of the closely-held business because no such sale for cash is anticipated. Instead, the exit strategy is part of a succession plan designed to pass on the family business to the next generation. Thus, traditional estate planning is designed to shelter the closely-held business from inclusion the gross estate.

million) held a higher percentage of stock in a closely held business ( returns had a closely held business out of 1, returns filed or approximately 50 percent of the estate tax returns for estates greater than $20 million listed as an asset stock in a closely held business) than smaller estates.

In addition, the Report showed that the. Planning for succession of a closely held business is a lot like making a will. An individual has the opportunity to make a will which directs how the individual's final affairs will be handled and property distributed. If an individual fails to make a will, the state provides a set of rules that provide how the final affairs will be handled and property distributed, but it may not be what that individual.

Valuation of the closely-held, family business is often an estate planning issue but valuation issues can arise in a number of legal settings, including shareholder litigation, divorce and legal separation, contributions to qualified retirement plans including ESOP’s, transfers to charitable and non-charitable unitrusts, estate partitions, etc.

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This Article appears in the July edition of Estate Planning as “Planning for the Transfer of a Successful Closely Held Business” 29 Estate PlanningJuly Other tests established before enactment of Section Prior to the enactment of Sectionapplicable law derived from Reg.

(h) established three tests that. This CLE webinar will guide estate planning counsel, fiduciary advisers, and litigators in pursuing and defending breach of fiduciary duty claims against trustees whose trusts have significant or controlling interests in closely held businesses.

These circumstances often arise after the death of a principal owner or founder. The panel will discuss the risks of an employee or officer of a. As a result, pre-IPO (initial public offering) stock, appreciating stocks, real estate, and hedge fund investments are great choices for a GRAT.

Additionally, properly structured GRATs can be shareholders in S corporations, so closely held business interests may be contributed to a GRAT.

On the other hand, because a closely held business is most often family-owned, personal interests and relationships are more likely to influence company decisions, sometimes improperly.

This, of course, would not be true with a public corporation because the investments are made on an impersonal basis. Why Have Share Transfer Restrictions for Closely Held Corporations (or even LLC’s) By Denice A.

Gierach – Most people have investments that include stocks that are publically traded, with the New York Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ. For estate planning purposes, a GRUT (Grantor Retained Unitrust) would be preferable to a GRAT if the assets in the trust are expected to appreciate in value.

The beneficiaries will not receive a step-up in basis of the trust property if the grantor survives the trust term. A) 1 and 4 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 3 and 4 only D) 1, 2, and 4 only.

in the book, Estate and Personal Financial Planning. He was co-editor of Estate Planning Strategies After Estate Tax Reform: Insights and Analysis (CCH ).

Tom has contributed numerous articles to industry publications, and served on the Editorial Advisory Board for ABA Trusts & Investments Magazine.

He is a frequent speaker on tax and. Often this includes the husband’s interest in a closely-held business. If a conflict of interest arises in fact between the spouses, their estate planning.

On November 5, Congress enacted the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of ("OBRA"). Included within the myriad provisions of OBRA was Section which retroactively repealed the "estate freeze" provisions of Section (c) of the Code which, of course, had caused great concern to estate planners and their closely-held business clients since its introduction in late Making an estate plan involves way more than writing up a will, and you should ideally get legal help with it so you can use the right estate planning tools in the right way.

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