“Thought for the Day” #648 – by Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M.

January 22, 2016

The avoidance of estate tax, or tax minimization in general, is not among the top three priorities of Americans concerning their estate planning, according to national surveys.  This suggests that planning is largely driven by non-tax issues, is emotional, and may be an act of love more than just a practical exercise.