Episode 19: Tax-Planning Strategies: A Year-Round Focus
Dean Mioli and Steve Wittenberg are back to share more strategic tax planning tips. They sit down with Leslie Wojcik to discuss five proposed steps tax payers can take during the second half of this year to prepare for the next tax season. Enjoy Episode 19.
If you missed their first podcast, be sure to listen to Episode 14: Tax Talk.
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Tax loss harvesting is a strategy of selling securities at a loss to offset a capital gains tax liability. It is typically used to limit the recognition of short-term capital gains, which are normally taxed at higher federal income tax rates than long-term capital gains, though it is also used for long-term capital gains.
An irrevocable trust is a type of trust where its terms cannot be modified, amended or terminated without the permission of the grantor's named beneficiary or beneficiaries.
A CRUT (charitable remainder unitrust trust) is an irrevocable trust that provides income to a named beneficiary or beneficiaries during the grantor's life and then the remainder of the trust to a charitable cause.
The Spousal Lifetime access Trust (SLAT) is an irrevocable trust where one spouse makes a gift into a trust to benefit the other spouse (and potentially other family members) while removing the assets from their combined estates.