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June 5, 2023 / Newsletters

Insight on Estate Planning, June/July 2023

Weinstock Manion is pleased to present the June/July 2023 issue of Insight on Estate Planning, our bi-monthly newsletter. We encourage you to read it for ways to implement your estate plan more effectively, including ways to minimize taxes on your estate so as to maximize its value for your loved ones. We realize that we cannot fully address these complex issues in a few short articles, so we invite you to contact us to discuss your specific needs.

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In this issue:

SECURE 2.0 Eases RMD Obligations
Generally, it’s advantageous to keep funds in retirement accounts for as long as possible. Indeed, the longer a person refrains from withdrawing funds, the longer the money has to continue tax-deferred growth. This article details how the SECURE 2.0 Act can help individuals save more for retirement, which, in turn, may provide more wealth to share with loved ones. A sidebar further explains how SECURE 2.0 benefits Roth 401(k) plans.
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Asset Protection And Your Estate Plan
Preserve And Protect Your Wealth For Your Heirs

Asset protection is about preserving hard-earned wealth in the face of unreasonable creditors’ claims, frivolous lawsuits or financial predators. It’s not about evading legitimate debts, hiding assets or defrauding creditors. Thankfully, there are many asset protection strategies available. This article examines several asset protection techniques that range from the simple to the complex.
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Are Changes Coming For The Gift And Estate Tax Exemption?
Under current estate tax law, taxpayers benefit from the most generous gift and estate tax regime in history. But the good times won’t last forever, or at least they’re not designed to. The increase in the exemption amount brought by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is scheduled to “sunset” after 2025, so changes could be coming soon. This article explores the evolution of estate tax law and provides gifting strategies.
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Estate Planning Pitfall:
You’ve Relocated Out Of The Country Without Checking Estate Tax Laws
It’s perfectly normal to consider moving abroad after retirement. For those going that route, it’s critical to consider the destination country’s estate tax laws. This brief article provides examples of how estate tax laws differ for those who are no longer U.S. citizens.
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