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The more things change, the more they stay the same

By October 3, 2012October 24th, 2018Estate Planning Blog, Robert Lamm
Bob Lamm

Robert Lamm

For those thinking that a GOP victory in the race for White House is going to change the landscape for the estate and gift tax, think again.  According to a recent article in the Politico, the estate and gift tax is likely here to stay regardless of the outcome of the election.  Take this statement:

“GOP leaders have been working to sell the more mainstream idea of simply retaining the current tax rates for as long as possible. The chances of negotiating a zero percent estate tax rate are almost impossible without a Republican supermajority in both chambers and a Republican president.”
In other words, they know that they can’t repeal it and are already looking for a way out.  For  more details, check out the full article at:

It is now less than three months away from Taxmageddon.  If you have not taken steps to protect your estate from the coming onslaught, it is time to get started.