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Issue 22 – October, 2015

NAEPC Journal of Estate & Tax Planning

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Regular Columns and Reports

Guest Editor’s Column: Why You Should Consider Charitable Lead Annuity Trusts for Estate Planning
Author: Mary P. O’Reilly
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Accredited Estate Planner® Designee – Top Pick

Updated ACTEC State Death Tax Chart (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of ACTEC
Author: Charles Fox, IV, A.B., M.A., JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
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Most popular article from this issue in terms of views by AEP® designees.)

Articles

Top 10 Things You Should Know About the Final Portability Regulations (PDF file)
Reproduced courtesy of LISI (Leimberg Information Services, Inc.) Newsletter #2320 (July 9, 2015)
Authors: Lester Law & George Karibjanian
Roadmap for a Successful Succession Plan (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of SRR Journal
Author: Alex W. Howard, CFA, ASA
Business Succession: Part I & Part II (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of SRR Journal
Author: Leigh S. Harter, CFP®, TEP
The Terms of the Trust: Extrinsic Evidence of Settlor Intent (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of ACTEC
Authors: Fred Franke and Anna Katherine Moody
Fiduciary Best Practices for an Individual Trustee (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of ABA Section of Real Property/Trust & Estate Law
Authors: Richard B. Freeman, CFP® and Ruth Flynn Raftery, JD, CPA*
Life Insurance Policy Audits (PDF file)
Author: Gary DeVicci, MSFS, CFP
Directed Trusts: Panacea or Plague? (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of Trusts & Estates, March, 2015 (NAEPC Member Discounted Subscription)
Author: Todd A. Flubacher
As college expenses rise, CRUTs can do more than plan for retirement (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of Cannon Financial Institute
The Income Taxation of Complex Trusts and Estates (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of CCH, Estate Planning Review
Author: Jeremiah W. Doyle IV
State Tax Treatment of Trusts (PDF file)
Reprinted with the permission of CCH, Estate Planning Review
Author: Steven J. Oshins, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
The NAEPC Journal of Estate & Tax Planning Quarterly Tax Update (PDF file)
Author: Scott E. Swartz, JD, LL.M., AEP®