Posts Tagged 'Estate Tax'

Death Arbitrage: Should I Pull the Plug Today? There’s No Estate Tax.

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I’m angry. I’m disheartened, dismayed, and disgusted. But mostly, I’m angry.

One of my peers today asked me if I am advising clients to remove life support from their loved ones – their RICH loved ones – quick, right now, before Congress acts to bring back the estate tax.

Because, depending on the nature of the assets, you can do the tax math and decide whether it is more lucrative to allow someone you love to die today, or keep the person ...

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