2020 ESTATE & GIFT TAX EXEMPTIONS

Edit Estate Tax Exemption (“Basic Exclusion Amount”) $11,580,000 Applicable Credit Amount $4,577,800 Generation-Skipping Transfer (GST) Tax Exemption $11,580,000 Gift Tax Annual Exclusion $15,000 Taxable Income Threshold at which Highest Rate Applies for...

May 2019 7520 Rate

The 7520 Rate Continues to Drop. The 7520 rate for May 2019 is 2.8%. The 7520 rate has consistently declined since November 2018, when it was 3.6%. A table showing historical rates since 2008 is here. Some estate planning techniques benefit from declining rates....

2019 Estate & Gift Tax Exemptions

Estate Tax Exemption ("Basic Exclusion Amount")$11,400,000 Applicable Credit Amount$4,505,800 Generation-Skipping Transfer (GST) Tax Exemption$11,400,000 Gift Tax Annual Exclusion$15,000 Taxable Income Threshold at which Highest Rate Applies for Trusts/Estates$12,750...

7520 Rate for February 2019

Another Drop. The 7520 rate for February 2019 is 3.2%. This is an decrease from January, when the rate was 3.4%. A chart showing historical rates since 2008 is here. Some estate planning techniques benefit from declining rates. Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs),...