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Top New Year’s Resolutions for Tax, Estate & Financial Planners

TOP NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS FOR TAX, ESTATE & FINANCIAL PLANNERS

Cost Free
CPE Credits 1.5 hours
Subject Area 1.5 - Taxes (Federal Tax Update)
CE Credits 1.0 hour
Course Id# - HURS9-U-00566-20-O
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Description

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) has changed the planning landscape for tax professionals and financial planners - and more changes could be in store for 2020 and 2021.  Start the year off right with a discussion of some of the most important planning areas to be focusing on with your clients immediately in 2020 to enhance their planning needs and your bottom line.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss top planning ideas to review with your clients early in 2020 including:


  • Planning with retirement accounts including changes under the SECURE Act and ROTH conversions

  • Section 199A planning options

  • Estate planning including gifts of the current estate tax exemption without fear of claw back including to SLATs and annual exclusion gifts

  • Charitable Gift Planning and Donor Advised Funds

  • Are Life Insruance Trusts still relevant?

  • Fiduciary Income Tax planning for 2019 with the 65 day rule

  • State tax planning including change of domicile

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Martin Finn

Lavelle & Finn LLP
Founding Partner
marty@lavelleandfinn.com
(518) 869-6227

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Martin S. Finn, an attorney, and certified public accountant, is a founding partner of Lavelle & Finn, LLP. Mr. Finn counsels clients on estate, financial, tax, business, and elder law issues, including personal and corporate tax planning, business counseling, structuring of business transactions, estate administration, and estate and business succession planning.

Mr. Finn earned a B.B.A. from Siena College (1980), a J.D. from Albany Law School (1983), an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University (1989), is an AICPA-credentialed Personal Financial Specialist (2016) and is a National Association of Estate Planners & Councils Estate Planning Hall of Fame® Accredited Estate Planner® (Distinguished) Nominee (2019). He is a member of the American, New York State, Albany County, and Schenectady County Bar Associations; the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.; and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Finn is a frequent lecturer and, with law partner John H. Lavelle, is a co-author of Cents & Sensibility: The Practical Guide to Money & Aging (iUniverse, 2006), and Estate Planning Techniques for Mid-Sized Estates (PESI, 2005).

Mr. Finn is Chair of the AICPA Conference on Tax Strategies for the High-Income Individual; Chair of the AICPA Sophisticated Tax Conference; Financial Officer of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association; Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Capital Region Chamber Foundation; Chair of the Supervisory Committee and member of the Board of Managers of CAP COM Federal Credit Union; Member of the Board of Directors of The Schenectady County Community College Foundation; and Former Schenectady County Legislator (District 3), 2008-2013.

He is also an Adjunct Professor at Schenectady County Community College and past Adjunct Professor at Siena College, Albany Law School, and the University at Albany.

Mr. Finn is the 2005 recipient of the Fr. Benjamin Kuhn Award for his contribution to Siena College, the 2001 recipient of the Schenectady County Bar Association’s Lawyer in Service to the Community, the 1998 recipient of Professional Education System, Inc.’s Excellence in Education Award.

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About Our Presenter

Lavellefinn
Lavelle & Finn, LLP has thrived by taking an individualized approach to working with our clients and building our firm. Our clients benefit from our high-touch atmosphere and enjoy having the members of our team know who they are and truly care about their individual needs. Our team has the right mix of attorneys, paralegals and administrative staff, providing our clients with expertise, knowledge and experience without massive overhead or international affiliates pushing us to provide esoteric specialties. We understand and respond to our clients’ needs and ensure each step of the process is dedicated to protecting their families and their wealth.