The sports leagues are exempt from paying federal income taxes — a free pass that has been subject to recent debate amid a swirl of related controversies about the fairness of the tax code and questions about whether some groups are worthy of tax exemptions
One of the primary estate planning concerns for most clients is estate taxes. Indeed, for most people, the main goal of their estate plan is to reduce or eliminate Texas estate tax, if at all possible. The federal estate tax rate is 40%, however, there is an estate tax exemption available. While Texas no longer [ ] The post Answers to Your Questions about the Estate Tax appeared first on Vermillion Law Firm LLC.
Federal Estate and Gift Tax Rates, Exemptions, and Exclusions, 1916-2014 - Tax Foundation - Tax Foundation
“Hillary Clinton Proposes 65% Top Rate for Estate Tax” blared a headline in The Wall Street Journal. Since the current top statutory tax rate on estates is 40 percent, Clinton’s proposal is nothing if not audacious. I can’t recall Barack Obama, our most left-leaning president, ever calling for a 65 percent increase in tax rates for the rich.
If you sell one of these assets – such as vehicles, stocks, bonds, collectibles, jewelry, precious metals, or real estate – and you sell it at a gain, you’ll pay a capital gain tax rate on some of the proceeds. Capital gain rates can be just as high as regular income taxes. Therefore, it’s worth exploring every possible strategy to keep these taxes at a minimum.
You should be fully aware of the potential impact of the federal estate tax when you are putting your estate plan together. This tax carries a 40 percent maximum rate, and this can cost your family a great deal of money if your estate is in taxable territory. To explain the estate tax parameters, we should provide a bit of background information. The estate tax was repealed entirely for the 2010 calendar year due to provisions that were contai
On January 2, 2013, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the “2012 Tax Act”) was signed into law. Under the 2012 Tax Act, the top federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax rate is 40%, representing an increase from the prior top rate of 35%.