One of the potential tax changes widely discussed is the replacement of the IRC Section 1014 basis adjustment with gain realization at gift, death, and certain other transfers. In this episode of the PFP Section podcast, Bob Keebler and Marty Shenkman share the impact this could have on clients, including:
The difference between funding trusts on a fractional share basis versus a specific amount
Gains that could be triggered right now for clients who have passed away and how to avoid
Why it may be important to fund trusts quickly after death going forward
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