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Restructuring Trusts for the New Tax Law: Trusts Under the SECURE Act

Learn how the SECURE Act is changing trust planning and how to best advise your clients with the changes taking place.

The SECURE Act became effective in January and is perhaps one of the most significant changes to trust planning that estate planners have seen in years. The new law will have no impact on some client estate plans but could have a huge impact on others and produce unintended - and undesirable - results. This topic will examine how trusts are traditionally used in planning for retirement benefits and how the SECURE Act changed this planning. The use of both accumulation and conduit trusts will be explored, including a discussion of which may be more appropriate when planning for a client's spouse, children, and others. This material will discuss how to modify existing trust plans so that the client's objectives are still satisfied and property isn't forced out of a trust earlier than expected. Additionally, more advanced trust strategies will be described for creating potentially better results than traditional planning now allows.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to identify the fundamentals of sound Financial Planning.
  • You will be able to differentiate between a Conduit and an Accumulation trust.
  • You will be able to identify advantages and disadvantages of a Charitable Remainder Trust
  • You will be able to identify advantages and disadvantages of a Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

93 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of the SECURE Act

  • Summary of Major Changes to Existing Retirement Benefits Rules
  • SECURE Act's Limits on the Traditional Income Tax Deferral Provided by Retirement Assets
  • Changes for Retirement Benefits Passing in Trust

Impact on Existing Trusts

  • Trusts Where the Employee Has Already Passed Away - No Impact
  • Trusts Created by Living Employees - Changes May Be Necessary

How to Restructure Existing Trusts

  • Trusts for a Surviving Spouse
  • Trusts for Descendants or Others

New Trust Concepts and How They Work With the SECURE Act

  • CRTs
  • BDITs
  • QSSTs
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This course was last revised on April 16, 2021.

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  • CPE/NASBA - QAS Self Study 2.6 including Specialized Knowledge 2.6
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a QAS Self Study sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 2.6 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge for 2.6 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of estate planning. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: QAS Self Study. Please refer to the information in this advertisement for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.
     
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Jonathan G. Blattmachr

Jonathan G. Blattmachr

InterActive Legal

  • Principal at InterActive Legal
  • More than 45 years of experience in trusts and estates law
  • Former partner in Milbank (formerly, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy) in New York
  • Admitted to the bars in New York, California, and Alaska
  • Wrote or co-wrote nine books and more than 500 articles on estate planning topics
  • Writes and lectures extensively on estate and income tax planning, as well as charitable giving
  • Editor of Wealth Transfer Planning and founder of InterActive Legal - www.interactivelegal.com
Teresa L. Bush, Esq.

Teresa L. Bush, Esq.

InterActive Legal

  • More than 30 years of experience in trusts and estates law
  • Director of Education and Support Services for InterActive Legal
  • Former attorney with Kelly, Hart, and Hallman in Fort Worth, Texas, and tax consultant with Ernst & Young
  • Author of several articles/blogs on estate planning topics
  • Frequent presenter of online webinars and training classes, including “Effect of Recent Events on Estate Planning, “Estate Planning Before 2026 (and Beyond) for Married Couples,” “Restructuring Trusts for the New Tax Law: Trusts under the SECURE Act”
  • Graduate, Rice University and University of Texas School of Law
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 408985
Published 2021
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