Tax and Estate Planning Effects of the 2010 Tax Act
20 December 2010
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (2010 Tax Act) was enacted on December 17, 2010. It reflects a compromise negotiated by the President with congressional Republican leaders and contains a number of notable changes to the federal income and estate tax rules. We review some of the most significant and offer planning tips.