Our Bettendorf estate tax & administration lawyers are experienced in different aspects of estate planning. We utilize wills, trusts, special needs trusts, revocable living trusts and other legal resources to create and maintain an estate plan that suits your needs. Our estate administration lawyers help you create and maximize your estate plans' potential to reduce or eliminate taxes on your estate.
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In this Learn About Law podcast & videoblog, Bettendorf estate tax attorney Kevin O'Flaherty of O'Flaherty Law explains estate tax and discusses some tools used to avoid it or minimize it.
In this article, our Bettendorf estate tax attorneys examine the estate planning tools available that are used to help reduce estate taxes in Bettendorf estates by using irrevocable trusts.
Reducing the amount of taxable assets in a taxable estate can transfer ownership of existing life insurance policies to an irrevocable trust or create the trust and transfer assets and money into it. For more information how irrevocable trusts help to reduce or avoid estate taxes visit the article link below.
In this video, Bettendorf estate tax attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses the tax implications of gifts within an estate.
This article focuses on gift taxes in Illinois and our Bettendorf estate tax attorneys explain what they are on both a state and federal level.
These types taxes are applied to the giver and not the recipient of the gift and are applied only if it is over the federal exclusion amount and the person giving it has used their lifetime exclusion.
In this video, Bettendorf estate tax attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains Grantor Retained Income Trusts, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, and Grantor Retained Unitrusts
In this article, Bettendorf estate tax attorneys explain:
These similar types of irrevocable trusts can be used in sophisticated estate plans that assists in receiving assets from a taxable estate while also allowing it to receive a monetary benefit from assets during the plans' lifetime.