Estate, Gift, Trust, and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes


With an increasingly steady stream of people nearing retirement, estate, gift, trust, and certain transfer taxes have become hot topics for individual taxpayers and their tax advisors. This course will provide you with the understanding and tools needed to plan for tax-minimization on transfers of wealth. Issues have been chosen based on their relevance to post-TCJA tax rules for 2019 and beyond.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe estate, gift, trust, and wealth transfer taxes
  • identify vehicles for estate planning
  • recognize what is included in the gross estate of a decedent
  • calculate the gross estate of a decedent
  • recognize the various deductions and credits available when calculating the gross estate of a decedent

Designed For

CPAs, EAs, and other tax professionals

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