The 2019 inflation adjusted amount for the federal gift and estate tax exemption is now $11.4 million per person. Because of “portability,” a husband and wife can either gift or pass upon death $22.8 without paying any gift or estate tax, regardless of how assets are titled among spouses. The $11.4 amount increased from the… Read »
A discussion of estate planning topics affecting Virginia residents and U.S. citizens
Cameron McEvoy, PLLC, is pleased to announce that John Dedon has been honored with admission as a Fellow into the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. The College is the country’s leading association of estate and trust attorneys. ACTEC Fellows are only selected by nomination, and then the vote, of existing ACTEC members. “It… Read »
On October 10, I gave an estate planning presentation for business owners sponsored by Access Bank and Middleburg Investment Group, pertaining to the importance of family and business planning while the tax law allows for $22.4 of tax free gifts. See the Announcement below. The concern for business owners and individuals with significant assets is… Read »
I am pleased to announce that I have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the Trusts and Estates category. This is my seventh consecutive year making the Best Lawyers® list. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence…. Read »
On July 20, 2018, I was a presenter at the Virginia Bar Association Summer Tax Meeting at the Homestead, speaking on charitable planning and private foundations. Please review the written materials here: VSB Presentation Outline.
An article I wrote on creating trusts for people who desire to be cryonically preserved was just published in the August 2018 Estate Planning magazine. Click here to read it: Preserving Assets in Trusts for Clients Considering Cryonics.
On June 21, I was a panelist speaking on the topics described below, to an audience of lawyers, CPAs, wealth advisors and other professionals. If you would like more information let me know. Pre-Sale Planning and Wealth Management Experts Discuss Critical Issues Please join our expert panel as they discuss pre-sale planning and wealth management…. Read »
On June 6 at the Tysons Ritz Carlton, I was the invited speaker to a group of business owners on estate planning issues in 2018. Click here to view the presentation materials.
Recently I wrote about the importance of affluent taxpayers taking advantage of the $22.4 million exemption while it is available. Deciding to give, and how to give, is the major issue but not the only issue. Filing a gift tax return (Form 709) and providing an appraisal to support the value is critical. The legal… Read »