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Section of Taxation: ESTATE AND GIFT TAXES COMMITTEE

Section of Taxation:
ESTATE AND GIFT TAXES COMMITTEE


Message From The Chair



The Estate and Gift Taxes Committee is committed to providing high quality continuing legal education programs to its members (to date, primarily at Committee Meetings and at Mini-Programs) on estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax topics. Our goal is to provide talks and panel discussions on particular substantive topics, new developments, and drafting points. While many topics are for experienced practitioners, we also try to address the educational needs of those new to the practice. Another important role of the Committee is to provide comments and guidance on new developments in the law, always with sound tax policy objectives in mind.

Thank you for visiting our website. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming meetings.

Sincerely,
Benjamin G. Carter
Chair of the Estate and Gift Taxes Committee


Who We Are



Our area of responsibility is the federal transfer tax system consisting of the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. The committee presents programs addressing all areas of estate planning, with an emphasis on tax issues, and frequently comments on both legislative and regulatory developments affecting the transfer taxes.

Committee Materials from Recent Meetings

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Leadership

Chair:

Carter, Benjamin

Vice-Chairs:

Chadwick, Jeffrey
Karibjanian, George
Mensch, Hannah

Committee Roster  


Subcommittees  (click [+] for listing)

 Sub Committees


Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

2016 Joint Fall Meeting with RPTE

September 29, 2016 - October 1, 2016
Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA
 
Section Events

    17th Annual Tax Planning Strategies - U.S. and Europe

    04/05/2017-04/08/2017
    Ritz Carlton Hotel Arts Barcelona
    Barcelona

    The 17th Annual Tax Planning Strategies U.S. and Europe will focus on practical planning strategies for multinational corporations and their international advisors, as well as provide insight into how government tax officials may view the international tax landscape in light of important international ...

    The New Markets Tax Credit: Providing Economic Stimulus to Low-Income Communities

    04/05/2017-04/05/2017

    Section 45D of the Internal Revenue Code authorizes the issuance of the New Markets Tax Credit. The law provides a credit of 39% of the capital invested in certain qualified community development entities whose primary missions include serving, or providing investment capital to low-income communities ...

    Young Tax Lawyers Symposium

    04/07/2017-04/07/2017
    Miller & Chevalier Chtd
    Washington

    Join the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, in conjunction with the ABA Young Lawyers Division and Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation, for the 3rd Annual Young Tax Lawyers Symposium on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 1:30-5:30 pm at the Washington, DC offices of Miller & Chevalier Chartered. ...


Synergy Summit

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Committee Resources

Modified by Benjamin Carter on November 2, 2016

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