Blog

Category: Charitable Giving

What the New Trump Tax Law Means for Your Estate Plan

By Lineweaver Financial Group
April 02, 2018 Category: New Tax Law, Estate Planning, 529 Plans, Charitable Giving

When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 passed and was signed into law late last year, it was the most sweeping overhaul to the tax code in more than 30 years. While there are many estate planning strategies that have remained in place, this also opened the door to new opportunities, and so it may be wise to revisit your estate plan. Increased Limits on the Estate Tax The Tax Cut and Jobs Act temporarily doubles the exemption amount for estate, gift and generation-skipping taxes from the $5 million base, set in 2011, to a new $10 million base, good for tax years 2018 through 2025. The exemption is indexed for inflation, so an individual can shelter $11.2 million in assets from these taxes. Another federal estate law provision called portability lets couples who do proper planning double that exemption. So, a couple could exclude $22.4 million for 2018. The laws sunset provision means that, absent further Congressional action, the exemption amount would revert to the $5 million base, indexed. 529

Categories
Newsletter (30)
General (26)
Economic Commentary (16)
Retirement (15)
Retirement Planning (14)
Letter From The President (14)
Financial Planning (11)
Tax (11)
Healthwatch (10)
Lineweaver (10)
Market Commentary (8)
Taxes (7)
Q3 (7)
Tax Planning (6)
Education Programs (6)
Market (6)
Estate Planning (4)
Social Security (4)
IRA (4)
LFG (4)
Bonds (4)
Portfolio (3)
(3)
Market Review (3)
Finance (3)
2017 (3)
Trump (3)
Insurance (3)
Tax Law (3)
Diversification (3)
Health (2)
Client Spotlight (2)
Coordination (2)
Financial (2)
Stocks (2)
Charity (2)
2019 (2)
Market Update (2)
Investing (2)
Tax Cuts And Jobs Act (2)
Annuity (2)
Annuities (2)
Rising Interest Rates (2)
Tax Scams (2)
HealthWatch (2)
Investments (2)
Brexit Update (2)
2016 (2)
Election (2)
Interest Rates (2)
Volatile Market (2)
Strategies (2)
Social Security Benefits (2)
High Income (2)
Q2 Newsletter (2)
Financial Strategies (2)
Anne Graffice (1)
Pro Football Hall Of Fame (1)
Q3 Newsletter (1)
Q1 (1)
Tips (1)
Bitcoin (1)
David Baker (1)
Sring Cleaning Your Finances (1)
Cooking (1)
Advice (1)
Healthy (1)
Keeping Your Mind Sharp (1)
Summer (1)
Q2 2019 (1)
New Years Resolutions (1)
Vacation From Investments (1)
Eye Strain (1)
Financial Quarterback (1)
Quarterly Newsletter (1)
James Lineweaver (1)
Exercising (1)
Screens (1)
Vacation Home (1)
Market Outlook (1)
In Laws (1)
Marital Trust (1)
Bloodline Trust (1)
Trusts (1)
Financial Goals (1)
Jim Lineweaver (1)
2018 (1)
Inheritance (1)
Statements (1)
Big Banks (1)
Legal (1)
Nutrition (1)
Charitable (1)
Donations (1)
End Of Year Taxes (1)
Tax Strategies (1)
Black Swan (1)
CARES (1)
CARES Act (1)
Stimulus (1)
Steps (1)
POA (1)
Probiotics (1)
Economic Outlook (1)
2020 (1)
2020Q3 (1)
Medicare (1)
Medicare Supplements (1)
Your Retirement Playbook (1)
2020Q4 (1)
Power Of Attorney (1)
Elder Law (1)
Wills (1)
Sell (1)
Chad Roope (1)
Roth Ira (1)
Roth Conversion (1)
Traditional Ira (1)
Congress (1)
Sell In May And Go Away (1)
Stock (1)
Buy (1)
Dementia (1)
Healthcare (1)
Review (1)
Credit Unions (1)
Pse (1)
Cryptocurrency (1)
Savings (1)
Checking (1)
Banking (1)
Longterm Care (1)
Investment (1)
Eat More (1)
Market Volatility (1)
Dividend (1)
Retire Early (1)
Legacy (1)
Retiring (1)
Self Employed (1)
Business Owners (1)
Annuity Alternatives (1)
Life Insurance (1)
Bonds Ladder (1)
Q1 2017 Newsletter (1)
Policy (1)
Roth (1)
Donor Advised Fund (1)
Private Foundation Charitable Lead Trust (1)
Charitable Remainder Trust (1)
Growing Your Wealth (1)
Real Estate (1)
REITs (1)
Retire (1)
Winter 2017 (1)
Protection (1)
Harvest For Hunger (1)
Retirement Tips (1)
Financial Advice (1)
Financial Advisor (1)
Social Security Planning (1)
Charitable Contributions (1)
Women And Money (1)
Service Day (1)
Gifting (1)
2016 Market (1)
Candidates (1)
Politics (1)
Fall 2016 (1)
Financial Health (1)
Holiday Planning (1)
Stockpile (1)
Holiday Gifts (1)
1st Quarter (1)
Risk Management (1)
North Korea (1)
Drink Water (1)
Trading (1)
Top Financial Strategies Of The Wealthy (1)
Market Pullback (1)
Reallocation (1)
RMD (1)
Distribution (1)
Tariffs (1)
NAFTA (1)
New Tax Law (1)
Transfer Real Estate (1)
529 Plans (1)
Charitable Giving (1)
Q2 (1)
New Website (1)
Bruce Motko (1)
Travel Tips (1)
Travel (1)
Markets (1)
Defer Tax (1)
Letter From The President New Years Resolutions (1)
Conflict (1)
Fraud (1)
Lineweaver Wealth Advisors (1)
Mutual Funds (1)
Expense (1)
Costs (1)
401(k) (1)
Equifax (1)
Mark Sipos (1)
2017 Q4 (1)
Identity Theft (1)
Market Review 2017 (1)
Third Quarter (1)
Tax Cuts And Job Act (1)
Introducing (1)
Kids (1)
Grand Kids (1)
Tax Cuts (1)
Jobs (1)
Lose Weight (1)
Markets Don\'t Pick Sides (1)
+ Show More

Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Disclosures

Lineweaver Financial Group ©
Powered by Virteom Logo Virteom