After much delay and anticipation, the SECURE Act was enacted as part of the spending bill. The legislation includes many changes to retirement plans, however the most significant change for our estate planning clients is the elimination of the “stretch” IRA in favor of the “10-year rule.” This change will decrease wealth transfer and require estate plan updates. The effective date was 1/1/20.
This means that everyone with a substantial qualified plan or IRA has to reconsider beneficiary designations and trust provisions in order to eliminate the possibility of an avoidable tax disaster. The best way to prepare for this seismic change is to join Bob Keebler.
Specifically, this course will include:
Robert S. Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished), CGMA is a partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP and the current chairman of the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference. In 2007 he was inducted into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame of National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He has also been named by CPA Magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners in the United States and one of the Top 40 Tax Advisors to Know During a Recession. His practice includes family wealth transfer and preservation planning, charitable giving, retirement distribution planning, and estate administration. Mr. Keebler frequently represents clients before the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the private letter ruling process and in estate, gift and income tax examinations and appeals, and he has received more than 200 favorable private letter rulings including several key rulings of “first impression”. He is the author of over 100 articles and columns and is the editor, author or co-author of many books and treatises on wealth transfer and taxation. Mr. Keebler has been a speaker at national estate planning and tax seminars for over 20 years including the AICPA’s: Estate Planning, High Income, Advanced Financial Planning Conferences, ABA Conferences, NAPEC Conferences, The Notre Dame Estate Planning Conference and the Heckerling Estate Planning Institute.