Kiddie Tax

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The New Kiddie Tax: How It Might Change Gift Giving

August 27, 2018

Before making gifts to children and grandchildren, carefully consider the new kiddie tax. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act greatly simplified the Kiddie Tax. The tax was imposed in the Tax Reform Act of 1986 on unearned (investment) income of children. The idea was to end income splitting. That was the practice of high-income earners […]

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How to Navigate the “Kiddie Tax”

September 22, 2017

Shifting assets and income to your children and grandchildren can provide many benefits, including tax benefits. That’s why Congress set up hurdles to keep you from enjoying all the potential tax benefits. When planning gifts of investments to your loved ones, be aware of the kiddie tax. This tax was created in 1986 to reduce […]

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Estate Planning Strategies for Navigating the Kiddie Tax

May 19, 2016

Shifting assets and income to your children and grandchildren can provide many benefits, including tax benefits. That’s why Congress set up hurdles to keep you from enjoying all the potential tax benefits. When planning gifts of investments to your loved ones, be aware of the kiddie tax. This tax was created in 1986 to reduce […]

Estate Planning Strategies for Navigating the Kiddie Tax

April 1, 2016

Shifting assets and income to your children and grandchildren can provide many benefits, including tax benefits must be past of your estate planning. That’s why Congress set up hurdles to keep you from enjoying all the potential tax benefits. When planning gifts of investments to your loved ones, be aware of the kiddie tax. This […]

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New Kiddie Tax Rules: Implications and Strategies

July 1, 2007

In last month’s visit I pointed out that the kiddie tax rules changed recently and would change again soon. The amendment occurred sooner than expected. The tax changes were put in the Iraq War funding bill in May (along with an increase in the minimum wage), and the details make the Kiddie Tax more restrictive […]

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Kiddie Tax Rule Updates

June 1, 2007

Congress changed the kiddie tax rules for 2006 and is getting ready to change them again. Each change results in higher taxes for most families if strategies are not changed. Family income splitting has been a valuable tax strategy. A high tax bracket family member, such as a parent or grandparent, gives income producing property […]

7 Estate Planning Guidelines For Using The Kiddie Tax To Maximize Family Wealth

May 1, 2001

You’re smart to be saving money for your children’s or grandchildren’s future. You can be even smarter. By paying a little attention to which assets you put in each family member’s name during Estate Planning, you can use the tax law to dramatically reduce the family’s tax bite on this money. The kiddie tax allows […]

October 2020:

Congress Comes for your Retirement Money

A devastating new law has just been enacted, with serious consequences for anyone holding an IRA, pension, or 401(k). Fortunately, there are still steps you can take to sidestep Congress, starting with this ONE SIMPLE MOVE.
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