NAEPC Webinars:

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET - Creative Ways to Fund Business Owner Retirement

Source: The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series

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Every Business Owner leaves their businesses whether voluntarily or involuntarily.  Consideration in the positioning and use of life insurance prior to the exit can mean a huge difference in ultimate retirement cash flow for the Business Owner.  This intermediate presentation will provide valuable food for thought for the professional who has business owner clients.

Vincent M. D’Addona MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®, CExP®, AEP® (Distinguished) is an advisor at Strategies for Wealth with 41 years of experience providing services in three core areas: Estate Planning, Exit Planning for the owners of closely held businesses and Investment Coaching.  Vince has served as workshop sub-committee chair for the AALU 2010 annual meeting, in addition to being a featured speaker in 2005.  Vince is a Life and Qualifying member of MDRT, Court of the Table for 31 years and Top of the Table for 17 years and has spoken at the MDRT National Meeting.  Vince is a member of the Forum400, Financial Planning Association, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and the National Association of Estate Planning Councils.  He has served as president of the New York City Chapter of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, and on the boards of the New York City Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the New York Estate Planning Council.

 

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET - Zen and the Art of Trust Modification

Source: The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series

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Step back from the mind-numbing distinctions and details of particular decanting and nonjudicial modification statutes to focus on the universal issues that should be addressed when taking a trust into the shop and the nuts and bolts of getting your trust on the road again.

Susan T. Bart is a partner in the Private Clients, Trusts & Estates Group of the Chicago office of Schiff Hardin LLP. She is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and Chair of its Estate and Gift Tax Committee. She was the Reporter for the Uniform Law Commission Trust Decanting Act.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET - International Planning

Source: The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series

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Detailed information regarding this presentation will be posted soon.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET - TBD

Source: The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series

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Detailed information regarding this presentation will be posted soon.

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Issue 23 – March, 2016

NAEPC Journal of Estate & Tax Planning

Editor’s Note: This “dinner menu” summary is designed to help you with the flavor of the article before you read more. If you are interested in the article, click its title to access a copy.

Regular Columns and Reports

Note from the Editor: A Word About the Journal and the Masters Among Us
Author: Susan P. Rounds, JD, CPA, LL.M., AEP®
List of Conferences
2016 Conferences on Estate, Financial Planning
Distance Learning Programs
Upcoming and on-demand professional education

Accredited Estate Planner® Designee – Top Pick

The Anatomy of the Perfect Modern Trust – Part 1 (PDF file)
The authors identify and examine methods to accomplish the 6 factors on the client “wish list”: Control; Use/Enjoyment; Flexibility; Creditor Protection; Tax Savings; and, Simplicity.
Reproduced courtesy of Thomson Reuters’ Estate Planning
Authors: Richard Oshins, JD, LL.M., MBA, AEP® (Distinguished) and Steven G. Siegel, LL.M.

Articles

The Anatomy of the Perfect Modern Trust – Part II (PDF file)
A continued analysis of the perfect vehicle for wealth shifting with a focus on the importance of wealth receipt planning, emphasizing the fact that this can be the more significant factor in the long run. Strategies to educate clients on the important protections inherent in receiving assets in trust are illuminated.
Reproduced courtesy of Estate Planning
Authors: Richard Oshins, JD, LL.M., MBA, AEP® (Distinguished) and Steven G. Siegel, LL.M.
Compilation Notes from Heckerling 2016 (PDF file)
All of Marty’s notes for the entire week!
Reproduced courtesy of Heckerling Institute and the University of Miami, and Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)
Author: Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, PFS, MBA, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
Estate Planning with Disregarded Entities (PDF file)
A thorough review and comparison of estate planning strategies that incorporate disregarded entities, which are conceptually similar to Income Tax Grantor Trusts. Includes illustrative cash flow modeling.
Reproduced courtesy of Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)
Authors: Richard Oshins, JD, LL.M., MBA, AEP® (Distinguished), and David A. Handler, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
Guide to US Income Tax Residency for the Global Client – The International Quarterly (PDF file)
A good primer on US residency rules for income tax purposes
Reproduced courtesy of Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)
Authors: Scott A. Bowman, JD, LL.M. and Marianne R. Kayan, JD, LL.M.
Heckerling Musings 2016 and Current Developments (PDF file)
Hot off the presses! Just released.
Reproduced courtesy of Heckerling Institute and the University of Miami
Author: Steve R. Akers, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
Heckerling Review 2016 (PDF file)
A special treat – 101 page overview in outline form.
Reproduced courtesy of Heckerling Institute and the University of Miami, and Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)
Author: Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, PFS, MBA, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
High Performance Teaming & Professional Collaboration: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Estate Planning (PDF file)
With the world of estate planning becoming increasingly complex and inter-dependent, the authors delve into professional multi-disciplinary collaboration as a solution targeted to overcome the obstacles presented by this phenomenon. The NAEPC mission is to promote the inter-disciplinary approach to estate planning and the paper examines the when, the why, the how, and the rich benefits that can result for both clients and advisors. An added feature examines different advisor styles.
Our NAEPC collaboration whitepaper was authored by members of the NAEPC Multi-Disciplinary Teaming and Professional Collaboration Committee.
Primary Contribution Authors: Todd Fithian, CLWC®; Albert E. Gibbons, CLU®; ChFC®, AEP® (Distinguished); and, David W. Holaday, ChFC®, CAP®
Issues in Estate Planning and Divorce (PDF file)
A detailed discourse on the difficult planning and drafting issues with respect to divorce – from a discussion of marital rights, to negotiation of divorce and marital agreements, to proactive planning for clients and their heirs.
Reproduced courtesy of Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)
Author: John J. (“Jeff”) Scroggin, JD, LL.M., AEP® and Founding Editor of the NAEPC Journal of Estate & Tax Planning
3rd Annual Trust Decanting State Rankings Chart (PDF file)
This preeminent tool is now interactive and links to each statute.
Reproduced courtesy of Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)
Author: Steven J. Oshins, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
LISI Commentary on 3rd Annual Trust Decanting State Rankings Chart (PDF file)
Additional information on how the chart is compiled and tips on using it.
Reproduced courtesy of Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)
Author: Steven J. Oshins, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
2015 Financial and Estate Planning Advisory Board Issue of Estate Planning Review (PDF file)
©2015 CCH Incorporated and Its Affiliates
Along with moderator Sidney Kess, a formidable cast of Who’s Who in the Estate Planning Community was present at the August 19, 2015 Financial and Estate Planning Advisory Board meeting to discuss estate planning and drafting; the impact of state law on planning; insurance; retirement planning; dealing with aging clients and those with chronic illnesses; and, investments.
Reproduced courtesy of Estate Planning Review – The Journal
Authors: Ben G. Baldwin, Jr., MSFS, MSM, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®, AEP® (Distinguished); Lyle K. Benson, Jr., CPA, PFS, CFP®; Carol Cantrell, JD, CPA; Charles D.“Skip” Fox IV, A.B., M.A., JD, AEP® (Distinguished); Robert S. Keebler, CPA, MST, DEP, AEP® (Distinguished); Stephen J. Krass, LL.B., LL.M.; Bernard A. Krooks, J.D., CPA, LLM (taxation), CELA, AEP® (Distinguished); , JD, LL.M., MBA, AEP® (Distinguished); Barbara J. Raasch, CPA, CFP®; Sanford J. Schlesinger, JD, AEP® (Distinguished); Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, PFS, MBA, JD, AEP® (Distinguished); and, Lee J. Slavutin, MD, CLU®, AEP® (Distinguished).

News Nook: A Compendium of Current Affairs

The NAEPC Journal of Estate & Tax Planning Quarterly Tax Update 1Q 2016 (PDF file)
Author: Scott E. Swartz, JD, LL.M., AEP®
Practical Planner Newsletter July – December 2015  (PDF file)
Author: Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, PFS, MBA, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
NAEPC Monthly Technical Newsletter
Reproduced courtesy of Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI)