“Just the facts ma’am; just the estate planning facts.” Designed to give a quick overview of estate planning essentials, this course surveys wills, living trusts, gifts, marital property, and probate avoidance with an Internet flair. Will and trust types are examined in the context of general estate and gift taxation. Designed to eliminate estate problems and death taxes, the emphasis is on practical solutions that are cost effective. Talk about having it all in an overview course - there is even a quick review of immediate postmortem death tax planning and filling out the Form 706.
Estate planning. Estate and gift taxes. Wills and probate. Trusts. Post-mortem planning and tax return requirements. Estate planning and the internet.
CPAs and other tax professionals.
Identify basic estate planning elements noting the importance of well-drafted legal documents and specify the key team participants including their roles in estate planning process. Identify potential death taxes including federal estate tax as it applies to various size estates, specify the principal taxes that impact death taxation, and determine the expiration of the death tax credit. Specify types of wills noting functions a will can perform, identify types of bequests, determine the duties of executors and guardians, and recall ways to hold title and their tax ramifications. Identify the relationship of parties in a trust, reasons to establish a trust, and types of trusts noting their estate planning function. Determine post-mortem estate planning action in the face of funeral and administrative expenses using elections and disclaimers. Identify how the Internet is changing the tax profession, recognize the evolution of the Internet noting its main contributors and influential organizations, and determine the distinction between the Internet and the World Wide Web.
Non-Member Price $309.00
Member Price $239.00