Investors still need to plan for long-term tax hikes and keep AMT exposure, itemized deduction limitations, charitable distribution opportunities, and trust taxation on their radars, says Investor Solutions' John Pitlosh.
Estate-planning expert Deborah Jacobs details how spouses can take advantage of the 'portability' tax provision, which allows them to maximize both partners' estate tax exclusion, and how this strategy differs from trusts.
Investors should take another look at their cost basis records, foreign tax credits, advisory fees, and any income that was spread to 2012 from a prior year's Roth conversion, says Investor Solutions' John Pitlosh.
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