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Posted on 10/26/2018 at 12:08 PM by David Gonzales

Wait! I needed that! (Crummey Trust Edition)

In part one and part two of this three part series, I examined the basics of Crummey Trusts for bank trustees and d...

Posted on 10/11/2018 at 12:19 PM by David Gonzales

Do I Really Have to Send These Crummey Notices? It Depends on the “Totality of Circumstances”

My last blog, The Crummey Side of Trust Banking, examined the basics of the Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust. One of the...

Posted on 10/04/2018 at 01:04 PM by David Gonzales

The Crummey Side of Trust Banking

This is the first in a series of three blogs dealing with bank trustee risk and Irrevocable Life Insurance (Crummey) Tru...

Posted on 03/07/2017 at 12:28 PM by David Repp

A professional note to Congress: How to increase taxes on farmers and make them very happy!

Congress and President Trump want to significantly increase military spending, which will be paid for by an increase in...

Posted on 03/06/2017 at 11:41 AM by David Repp

I give all my assets to my children, per stirpes -- What?

Sometimes, when the business of law is slow, attorneys will spar with each other on social media. This happened this mor...

Posted on 02/16/2017 at 08:33 AM by David Repp

Estate tax repeal bill introduced by the Senate

Twenty-eight Republican Senators, including senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, introduced a bill to terminate the F...

Posted on 08/25/2016 at 10:11 AM by David Repp

The IRS never liked those valuation discounts

Everyone who has ever inherited shares of stock in a family corporation knows that they will be in it for the long run u...
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