special valuation rules

On August 2, 2016, the US Department of the Treasury issued long-awaited, proposed regulations on the valuation of interests in family-controlled entities for estate, gift and generation-skipping tax purposes. If finalized, these new rules are likely to substantially increase estate taxes payable by the estates of owners of family-controlled businesses, farms, real estate companies and

The IRS has just proposed regulations regarding the valuation of interests in corporations and partnerships for federal transfer tax purposes. The regulations address lapsing rights and restrictions on liquidation in an effort to prevent individuals from undervaluing transferred interests. A pdf of the proposed regulations is available here.

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