Until death … Postmortem strategies to reduce estate taxes
Abstract: Many people worry about not having an estate plan or having one that isn’t meeting all of their objectives. With ever-changing estate tax laws and the possibility that other unexpected situations may arise, it’s not unusual to be concerned about the strength of one’s estate plan. But one shouldn’t worry too much. This article offers a number of strategies a surviving spouse, executor or beneficiaries can implement after a loved one’s death.