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June212022
Is a Spendthrift Trust Right for You?

Do you have a loved one to whom you want to leave money or assets to but who may not be financially responsible? A spendthrift trust may be an appropriate […]

May022022
Tax Planning for New York Estates

The federal lifetime gift and estate exemption has been a hit with high net worth individuals. However, these individuals need to keep in mind that along with the federal estate […]

April202022
Basic Guide to Family Business Succession Planning

Mark Bosswick, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 4.20.22 | Berdon Vision Succession plans are designed as either a planned exit strategy or a business strategy to ensure that a business survives and […]

March242022
Inherited IRAs Less Generous Per New IRS Guidance

Berdon Personal Wealth Services Team 3.24.22 | Client Alert At the end of 2019, the Secure Act (“the Act”) introduced the 10-year rule, requiring most non-spouse designated beneficiaries (non-eligible designated […]

March072022
Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts

Steve and Madison have done well during their lifetime and accumulated a significant net worth. They have not done any estate planning over the years. However, due to a recent […]

January052022
Berdon Names a Diverse Group of Seven New Partners

1.5.22 | Press Release NEW YORK – “We are particularly pleased with the diverse group of new partners who, in their own unique ways, have demonstrated the technical excellence and […]

November092021
2021-22 Tax Planning Guide – Staying Prepared and Flexible Through the Uncertainty

11.9.21 | Client Alert Ongoing attempts at massive tax reform targeting high net worth individuals and corporations … heated political debate in Washington over the direction of the nation … […]

November032021
Protecting Retirement Plan Assets and Data from Cybercriminals

Erica Rice, CPA 11.3.21 | Berdon Vision With hackers becoming more and more sophisticated and the fact that some Plan Sponsors and fiduciaries may not have the security necessary to […]

September282021
Proposed Tax Reform Significantly Impacts Estate Planning—What You Should Do Now

Ada Clapp, J.D. 9.28.21 | Client Alert As you have likely heard, on September 13, 2021, the House Ways and Means Committee released its proposal for revenue raising tax changes […]