Estate Tax Exemption Portability – Relief from missed portability election recently granted by IRS under Rev Proc 2017-34, but some estates will need to act quickly!

Internal Revenue Code 2010(c) grants a surviving spouse’s estate the ability to utilize unused estate tax exemption amounts from the estate of the first spouse to die in certain situations.  This has been a most welcomed estate and gift tax management tool in recent years.  In many cases it has simplified estate planning for married [...]