Estate planning for business owners – Act soon to take advantage of favorable federal tax rules
Abstract: Year end is always a good time for business owners to reevaluate their estate plans. But the exercise is particularly important this year, because Congress is considering proposals that would make the federal estate and gift tax rules less taxpayer friendly. This article highlights how proposed changes may prompt business owners to revise their current estate plans. A sidebar summarizes the Tax Court’s ruling on the value of Michael Jackson’s estate. Estate of Michael J. Jackson v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2021-48.