Retracting the Claws – Proposed Regulations Seek to Eliminate Estate Tax Clawback


“Planning with the higher federal gift and estate tax exemption may be a “use it or lose it” proposition.  With the elimination of clawback and the limited window for higher exemptions, families able to make significant lifetime gifts may want to fully exhaust their exemptions before 2026, such as by using large gifts to fund dynasty trusts, implement business succession plans, and/or fund exit plans for existing planning arrangements (e.g., installment sales to grantor trusts or split-dollar arrangements).”

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