Proactive Estate and Financial Planning for Professionals

Presented by William J. Gallagher, III, to the Glynn County Young Lawyer’s Division of the Bar on Saint Simons Island, Georgia, on February 25, 2016.

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Potential Estate and Gift Tax Changes in 2001

Presented to the Optimist Club in Augusta, Georgia, on April 19, 2001, by Frank S. Macgill.

President Bush has proposed a $1.6 trillion tax cut bill that essentially targets four areas of tax relief. They are reduction of the federal income tax rates from five brackets (15%, 28%, 31%, 36%, 39.6%) to four lower brackets (10%, 20%, 25%, 33%); marriage penalty relief (currently, taxpayers filing jointly may pay more income tax than two single filers); expansion of the child tax credit (double credit, make available to more); and repeal of the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes.

 

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