The following letter was recently distributed to clients and friends of Cole Schotz:

Dear Clients and Friends:

On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed into law sweeping new tax legislation that makes significant changes to estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (“GST”) taxes. Not only may the new law have a dramatic impact on your

We wanted to continue to update you on new developments over the past few months in matters related to the estate tax.

  • Despite reports stating that an estate tax deal was imminent, on May 18, Senate negotiators said that an agreement regarding estate taxes was on the verge of collapse after a majority of the