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Tax News You Can Use

Advise your clients on the latest tax developments with expert analysis from Northern Trust Institute Director of Tax Planning Jane Ditelberg.

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Avoiding the IRMAA Cliffs

Managing income can help avoid “falling off the IRMAA cliffs.”

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Carried Interest and the 2024 Election: What’s at Stake?

Explore both parties’ proposals on taxing carried interests.

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Understanding the QSBS Tax Exclusion

Capital gain tax benefits for qualified small business stock.

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Update on the Corporate Transparency Act

Discover the implications of the recent Alabama ruling.

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IRS Form W-4R: Withholding from IRA and Qualified Plan Distributions

Review the new form’s rules for tax withholding.

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Tax Insights From Jane Ditelberg

Director of Tax Planning, The Northern Trust Institute

Jane is responsible for developing our perspective on tax, including individual and entity income, executive compensation, estate and fiduciary income taxation.

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IRS Grants Extensions of Time for Taxpayers in Declared Disaster Areas

Review for a list of impacted states.

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Update on the Corporate Transparency Act

Discover the implications of the recent Alabama ruling.

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Executive Compensation Tax: Options, Stock Grants and Bonuses

Maximize your executive client’s compensation benefits.

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Gifts to Minors: Strategies for Effective Transfers

Compare the techniques for gifting to minors.

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When, and How, to Consider a Tax Domicile Change

Assess all applicable taxes when contemplating a move.

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Executive Compensation Tax: Employee Benefit Plans

Understand each plan’s nuances to maximize after-tax benefits.

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Moore V. United States and the Future of Wealth Taxes

Is taxation of unrealized appreciation constitutional?

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How to Defer Capital Gain on the Sale of Stock to an ESOP

A tax advantaged option for business succession.

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The 65-Day Rule & Its Impact on Trust Income Taxes

Explore the rules and benefits of this trust election.

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Mega-Backdoor Roth Conversions: Supercharge Retirement

Maximize your client’s savings with these considerations.

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Trust Income Tax and the Mysterious DNI Deduction

Insights into complex issues surrounding the taxation of trusts.

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Does My Child Need to File Tax Returns?

Review the rules to determine if a return is needed.

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Treasury Issues Guidance on RMDs and Inherited IRAs

Understand the impact of the “10-year-rule” on RMDs for inherited retirement accounts.

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Tax Planning with Irrevocable Grantor Trusts

A grantor trust can be a tax-effective way of gifting.

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The Expiring Exemption: Is Chicken Little Right?

What could the expiring exemption really mean for taxpayers?

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Hands On Philanthropy: Private Operating Foundations

Understand the advantages and complexities of private operating foundations.

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Tier-ed and True: CRT Income Taxation

A charitable remainder trust offers meaningful tax benefits

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