Minimizing Capital Gains in Estate Planning: Sales, Notes, Undoing Trusts, Upstream Gifting, Business Interests
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide trusts and estates counsel guidance on various techniques to minimize capital gains in estate planning. The panel will discuss key estate planning issues from the sale and transfer of real estate, business interests, and other assets and effective methods to minimize or eliminate capital gains. The panel will focus on techniques involving the use of trusts, circumstances when undoing trusts may be beneficial, upstream gifting, installment sales, notes, and other key items for trusts and estates counsel.
- Utilizing specific trusts or undoing trusts
- Upstreaming gifts
- Installment sales, notes, etc.
- Key issues and strategies for business owners
- Best practices for trusts and estate attorneys
The panel will review these and other issues:
- What are the most effective strategies for minimizing capital gains in estate planning?
- What planning issues arise in the sale or transfer of real estate, business interests, stock, and other assets?
- What circumstances would cause one to consider undoing a trust?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of upstream gifting?
- What are the benefits and challenges in using installment sales, promissory notes, etc.?
Robert S. Barnett, JD, MS (Taxation), CPA
Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld
Mr. Barnett’s practice is highly concentrated in the areas of taxation, trusts, estates, corporate and... | Read More
Mr. Barnett’s practice is highly concentrated in the areas of taxation, trusts, estates, corporate and partnership law and charitable planning. His experience includes surrogate’s court practice, tax dispute resolution in both federal and state jurisdictions, and tax court representation. Mr. Barnett frequently assists clients in structuring financial transactions and charitable gifts. His articles and lectures encompass a wide variety of topics, including business succession, estate planning, generation-skipping, stock options, effective strategies for removing tax liens, proper utilization of the marital deduction and utilization of partnership elections.Close
Lawrence M. Lipoff, CPA, TEP, CEBS
With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Lipoff specializes in the delivery of domestic and international private... | Read More
With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Lipoff specializes in the delivery of domestic and international private client services to enable high net worth individuals and families to maximize their new or generational wealth. He provides strategic advice to his clients and their closely-held businesses in the areas of income tax planning and compliance, estate planning and administration services, consultation regarding formation of family trusts and philanthropic structures. He is a frequent lecturer and author of articles published through professional forums on topics that include preparation of 1040/1041 & 706/709 returns, IRA/pension distribution, domestic and international asset protection, business succession, generation-skipping transfers, S corporation and fiduciary taxation including foreign trusts, alternative minimum tax, Chapter 14, family limited partnerships, international estate planning and administration, grantor charitable lead trusts, captive insurance companies, private placement life insurance and carried interest estate planning for private equity and hedge fund principals.Close