What to Expect from Estate Planning in 2018

2017 is now fading into the rearview mirror.  As we all look ahead to 2018, let’s consider a few things to watch regarding estate planning, so you and your family can be completely protected. The death tax.  The death tax has been in a state of flux ever since the early 2000s when the Bush administration’s first tax cuts changed the exemption and tax rates.  The recently-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the latest significant change.  Starting January 1, 2018, the estate tax exemption amount will double to $11.2 million per person (married couples have $22.4 million of combined [...]