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As Royal Wedding Gift Bags Hit The Market, Here’s How They’re Different From Award Bags

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand on the steps of St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, as they leave after their wedding ceremony Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP) On May 19, … Continue reading

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New York’s Court of Appeals Gives New York Personal Injury Lawyers and Their Clients A Big Gift

Warning:  This blog may be a little too “legalese” for many of my readers, but it is an important development in New York personal injury law, so I feel compelled to write about it for my many lawyer-readers and others … Continue reading

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The Gift that Keeps Giving? If Elected to U.S. Senate, Sheriff Joe Arpaio will to Revive Birther Movement, Challenge Barack Obama's Presidency

Photo courtesy of Sheriff Joe Arpaio for U.S. Senate Website NPR reports that Joe Arpaio, the former Maricopa County (Arizona) sheriff who is running for U.S. Senate in Arizona, says that once elected, he will renew his quest to demonstrate… … Continue reading

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Italy’s Supreme Court Rules That No Transfer Taxes Apply to The Transfer of Property Into a Trust: Is That True Also For The Gift Tax?

With its ruling n. 975 issued on January 18, 2018 Italy’s Supreme Court held that the transfer of an asset (real estate property) to an irrevocable trust falls outside the scope of Italy’s registration, cadastral and mortgage taxes (transfer taxes), … Continue reading

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Watch out for the Gift Tax Trap in the New Tax Law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act virtually doubled the estate tax threshold. A single taxpayer can now own up to $11.2 million in assets at death without triggering the death tax. Married couples are allowed twice that amount, $22.4 million,… … Continue reading

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