IRS Announces 2016 Estate and Gift Tax Exemption Amounts

The IRS recently announced that the 2016 estate and gift tax exemption limits would rise from $5.43 million per person ($10.86 million per couple) in 2015, to $5.45 million per person ($10.90 million per couple) in 2016. Individuals may transfer an additional $20,000.00, and married couples an additional $40,000.00, without estate and gift tax implications. The annual gift tax exclusion amount remains at $14,000.00 per person for 2016.

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