Trusts & Estates
First Look at the Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code
by Jeramie J. Fortenberry, JD, LLM | Director of Education, WealthCounsel
On September 27, 2017, the Trump Administration, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Senate
Committee on Finance released a long-awaited tax proposal, titled the Unified Framework for Fixing Our
Broken Tax Code (the Unified Framework). The Unified Framework proposes to repeal the estate and
generation-skipping transfer taxes while also lowering rates for businesses and individuals.
Read this Insight Brief for a summary of the key terms and what it means for estate planners and their clients.
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