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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  


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

    2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting

    09/29/2016-10/01/2016
    Westin Boston Waterfront
    Boston

    Boston, MA welcomes the ABA Section of Taxation and the Trust and Estate Law Division of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law to the 2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting , September 29 - October 1, 2016! J oin us and take advantage of the opportunity to meet with the countrys leading attorneys ...

    Partnerships: The Fundamentals

    10/13/2016-10/13/2016

    This program will explore a number of entity classification concerns, including concerns related to publicly traded partnerships. The panelists will focus on allocations of taxable income and loss among the partners, including substantial economic effect requirements under section 704(b). The panelists ...

    The Accidental Non-Profit Attorney: Things You Need to Know

    10/25/2016-10/25/2016

    The event will be held on 10/25/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Business Law Section,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Division for Public Services,Senior Lawyers Division,Section of Taxation. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .


Synergy Summit

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Committee Resources

Modified by Benjamin Carter on August 11, 2016

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