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Gift Tax Avoidance And Inheritance Planning

At Cox Padmore Skolnik & Shakarchy, an experienced estate planning and administration lawyer will work with you to develop a strategy that takes current laws into account and uses the annual exemption to the gift tax to the greatest effect in order to provide for your family and protect the power of your assets for the future.

This area of the law continually experiences change and uncertainty. We stay abreast of the latest developments in order to provide our clients with accurate and realistic assessments of their potential for tax savings.

Estate Tax Minimization Strategies

For most high net worth individuals and families, an effective estate plan will include a comprehensive strategy to reduce the size of an estate without incurring tax consequences. It is important to know, therefore, that in addition to permanent estate and gift tax exemptions, the American Taxpayer Relief Act also increased the annual gift tax exemption.

Moreover, certain states have adopted very favorable rules in setting up trusts. Our estate tax minimization and asset protection planning services are based on a thorough and up-to-date understanding of federal tax law and policies throughout the United States. As a multinational firm, we have the experience to handle even the most complex tax issues affecting your estate.

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Contact our main office in New York City today to discuss your needs with a respected estate planning and asset protection attorney. Call us toll free at 800-209-7206 to schedule a meeting in Manhattan or at one of our other locations.