Surgent's The Complete Trust Workshop (TCTW)

Description:

The use of trusts will continue to undergo changes in the current year. Clients need to be informed why planning is essential in these changing times. The purpose of this course is to explore the many beneficial issues of trusts, an essential element in estate planning. This course gives insights and practical pointers concerning trusts of every shape and size after tax reform. There are many benefits to trusts, even with the great increase in the estate and gift tax exclusion under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Highlights:

  • Guide to legislative changes and their impact on trust planning, including the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Introduction to trusts with emphasis on typical provisions
  • Revocable living trusts
  • Common testamentary trust arrangements -- Bypass trusts, QTIP trusts, and other marital trusts
  • Asset protection trusts
  • Sophisticated trusts for estate planning and asset transfer -- GRATs, GRUTs, and QPRTs
  • Charitable trusts -- Charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, and pooled income funds
  • Irrevocable life insurance trusts
  • Medicaid trusts: special needs and Miller
  • Trusts for minors -- Sections 2503(b) and 2503(c), and other trusts
  • Dynasty trusts
  • Trusts to hold S corporation stock
  • Special problems of estates and trusts relating to the 3.8-percent tax on investment income and specific solutions

Objectives:

  • Identify the areas of trusts in connection with disability, charity, life insurance, leveraging gifts, principal residences, and minors
  • Understand the role played by a marital deduction trust and a credit shelter bypass trust
  • Explain how trusts may protect assets and perpetuate family wealth over multiple generations

Prerequisites:

None

Category:

TX

Credits:

16

Course Level:

Intermediate

Members

Standard Fee: $225.00

Non-Members

Standard Fee: $253.00

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Vendor:

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

Start:

January 28, 2020 12:00am

End:

April 30, 2021 5:00pm

Designed For:

CPAs who wish to have a complete understanding of the various uses of trusts
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