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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

Did you know thousands of pages of cutting-edge committee program materials are available to you as a Tax Section member? These documents contain analysis of the latest federal tax policy, initiatives, regulations, legislative forecasts, and planning ideas developed by the country's leading tax attorneys and government officials. Access these materials now.

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Leadership

Chair:

Carter, Benjamin

Vice-Chairs:

Chadwick, Jeffrey
Karibjanian, George
Mensch, Hannah

Committee Roster  


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 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

    Destroying the Johnson Amendment and the Future of 501(c)(3) Politicking

    07/12/2017-07/12/2017

    President Trump has promised to totally destroy the Johnson Amendment, which states that section 501(c)(3) organizations may not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distributing of statements), any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for public ...

    Ethical Issues Under a Changing Legal Environment

    07/19/2017-07/19/2017

    With ever changing technology, the way lawyers practice law and communicate with their clients is always evolving. With this evolution comes a new era of ethical challenges. This panel will discuss some of the ethical issues that arise with the use of social media (personal and professional), electronic ...

    Breaking Bad - Dealing with the Partnership Audit Rules and Partnership Agreement Drafting Considerations

    07/26/2017-07/26/2017

    This panel will consider techniques for drafting partnership agreements to deal with the considerations presented by the partnership audit rules, taking into account the rules' potential application for both federal and state purposes. Featured Speakers Terence F. Cuff , Loeb & Loeb LLP, Los Angeles, ...


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Committee Resources

Modified by Benjamin Carter on November 2, 2016

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