The pandemic has created substantial challenges for many people and disrupted countless facets of daily living. Low-interest rates and depressed asset values, however, have created an ideal situation for estate planning. If you’re interested in planning for the future, there are some unique estate planning strategies that you should consider utilizing. This article reviews just a few of the most potentially helpful techniques that you should consider using during the Covid-19 pandemic.
# 1 – Annual Gift Tax Exclusions
This amount refers to the amount that a person can give away each year without being subject to taxes. Currently, a person can pass $15,000 in assets tax-free to any person in any one year. This amount applies to how much can be given to one individual, which means that a person could make an unlimited number of gifts below this amount to various people without being subject to taxation.