Great Planning Tips

CBS News MoneyWatch came out with a great article today entitled "Estate Tax: What You Need to Know for 2010." The article is full of great information… Here is one essential point:

* Most estate planning attorneys, including myself, agree that it is more likely than not that Congress will retroactively apply a federal estate tax effective 1/1/2010. The exemption would likely be at the 2009 rates of $3.5/7 Million. Therefore, in 2010, the estate tax would again affect relatively few estates.