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Federal Gift Tax (and the Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax)  

CATEGORY: Taxation
COURSE ID: CLGIFT, VERSION 16.00
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5 CPE Credits

Master the rules surrounding taxation of gifts that transfer assets from one generation to another. Determine the differences between a complete and incomplete gift and the resulting gift tax ramifications. Learn the pitfalls, and strategies to overcome them. Identify related tax preparer penalties. Review legislative changes related to the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax, including the temporary expansion of the applicable exclusion amount through 2025 enacted in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Review the history of the gift tax and proposed legislative changes. Identify planning opportunities available for gifts to minors as well as an election available among spouses to minimize or even eliminate gift tax. Review the adequate disclosure requirements to commence running of the statute of limitations for gift tax.

This course is most appropriate for the professional with detailed knowledge of federal gift tax who may be at a mid-level position within an organization with operational or supervisory responsibilities, or both.

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