Up to the Minute Estate and Gift Tax News - Updated Jan. 2, 2013
Late in the evening on New Year's Day, January 1, 2013, Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. The law retained the $5 Million exemption for estate taxes, gift taxes, and generation skipping taxes. The tax rate for gifts and bequests in excess of the exemption was increased to 40%.
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