SPACs and Estate Planning: Transfer Planning for SPAC Assets, Income and Gift Tax Planning, Pitfalls to Avoid
Note: CPE credit is not offered on this program
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide trust and estates counsel an in-depth analysis of key planning techniques for special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) shares and assets. The panel will provide common structures and transactions of SPACs, types of SPAC assets, and their wealth transfer planning opportunities. The panel will also offer techniques for shifting SPAC assets and future appreciation out of the taxable estate and strategies for navigating complex tax issues for gift planning with SPAC assets.
- Overview of SPAC assets and structures
- Planning for SPAC sponsors and investors
- Carried interest and SPACs
- Valuation issues
- Tax complexities of SPAC assets
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the common structures and transactions of SPACs?
- What are the types of SPAC assets and their wealth transfer planning opportunities?
- How can you shift SPAC assets and future appreciation out of the taxable estate?
- What strategies are available for minimizing tax issues for gifting SPAC assets?
Bryce A. Geyer
Stout Risius Ross
Mr. Geyer is a Managing Director in the firm’s Valuation Advisory group. He has completed hundreds of valuations... | Read More
Mr. Geyer is a Managing Director in the firm’s Valuation Advisory group. He has completed hundreds of valuations of companies ranging in size from pre-revenue to over $10 billion in annual revenue. Mr. Geyer's extensive experience covers a broad and diverse range of valuation assignments for purposes that include estate and gift tax, transaction fairness, and litigation, as well as corporate and personal income tax. He oversees Stout’s Northern California operations.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
Kevin Matz, Esq., CPA, LL.M. (Taxation)
Mr. Matz concentrates on domestic and international estate and tax planning, estate administration and related... | Read More
Mr. Matz concentrates on domestic and international estate and tax planning, estate administration and related litigation. His practice primarily involves advising high net worth individuals with respect to wealth transfer planning; will and trust drafting; gift, estate, income and generation-skipping transfer tax planning and tax return preparation; charitable gift planning; probate proceedings and estate administration; and associated litigation as well as corporate counseling. He has also advised clients on entity and succession planning, including the use of family limited partnerships, the use of grantor retained annuity trusts, transfers to irrevocable trusts involving complex valuation issues, qualified personal residence trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, and the use of charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts and private foundations to further both family planning and philanthropic objectives.Close