Hillary plans to raise the estate tax to 65% and lower the exemption. Now small-business owners are scrambling for a way to soften the blow.
If you want to reduce your 2016 tax bill, most of the available strategies must be deployed before the calendar flips to 2017.
The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a piece by the Wall Street Journal's editorial board titled, "Clinton's 65% killer death tax."
CNBC's John Harwood reports the details of democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's new estate tax plan.
CFO says jury out on impact of Vancouver real estate tax. TORONTO, Aug 24- Royal Bank of Canada, Canada's biggest bank, said it was closely monitoring home prices in Vancouver and Toronto after reporting slightly higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday. RBC Chief Executive Officer Dave McKay said the bank was watching those markets, although it...
Clinton’s economic policies would spur U.S. economic growth longer term, but her hawkish China view could pose risks, ANZ said in a note Thursday.
Incomplete gift non-grantor trusts can shift tax exposure out of high-tax states to those with no state income tax.
The Brexit vote may have less impact on the country’s residential property market than the hike to stamp duty introduced in April.
Trusts are a powerful tool for people to manage assets for themselves, their families and beneficiaries during their lifetime and afterward.
Most Americans don't have a will, but drawing one up is vital to avoid intestacy, ensure your legacy and protect minor children.
Having a will is not just for multimillionaires. If you own personal property, you'll need to make your wishes known.
Former Sirius XM Radio CEO Mel Karmazin names three CEOs he thinks would make ideal presidential candidates and explains why three top Republicans are unlikely to beat Hillary Clinton at this point.
A change in New York's estate tax contains a hidden wrinkle that could leave some multimillionaires with a much bigger surprise tax upon their death.
The Michael Jackson estate said the taxable value of the singer's image and likeness was $2,105, while the IRS says it's more like $434 million.
Attorney General Eric Holder said the subpoenas were necessary, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Families can be torn apart or money forfeited by refusing to take death into account financially or attempting to glide over it legally. Here's how to avoid such a dismal scenario.
Disinheriting someone can be harsh, and may haunt a family member from beyond the grave, but there may be pragmatic reasons for doing so.
Will going over the "fiscal cliff" trigger a huge hike in estate taxes? CNBC's Robert Frank breaks down the numbers. CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, debate whether the estate tax should be abolished.
Could a big chunk of America's millionaires vanish if we go over the cliff? CNBC's Robert Frank reports.
Fearing an increase in capital gains and dividend taxes, many of the rich are unloading stocks, businesses and homes before the end of the year.