If you have clients who terminated an estate or nongrantor trust in 2018, 2019, or 2020, you will want to tune in to this episode of the PFP Section podcast. Long awaited clarity is here and Steve Siegel outlines what you need to know, including:
The background on the confusion with allowable deductions caused by TCJA
What is deductible and how are the excess deductions classified when they flow through to the beneficiary
How miscellaneous itemized deductions are handled, including investment advisory fees
What can and should be addressed in the months ahead to benefit your clients
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