Estate Planning Solutions for the Business Owner

Course Number: ABA

Course Code: ABA

Examines planning for successors, and valuing stock of closely held businesses, and guidelines for application. Describes actions to freeze estate value, and deferral of estate tax. Describes lifetime gifts, outlines the benefits and pitfalls of buy-sell agreements. Explores the ESOP transaction, tax implications, and benefits, and administering S corporation interests.

Updated: February 2018
Re-versioned: June 2016

What You’ll Learn
After completing this course, students will be able to:
-Describe the estate planning challenges for owners of closely held businesses
-Identify methods used in valuing closely held businesses, determining discounts, and structuring restrictive agreements
-Explain corporate recapitalization and the utilization of freezing and deferral techniques
-Describe the planning methods available for the effective transfer of privately owned businesses

Audience: Trust officers with at least three years of personal trust experience who need a deeper understanding of technical trust concepts and how solutions work when applied to client needs.

Prerequisites: None

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Member Price: $175.00
Non-Member Price: $225.00
Textbook Charge: $0.00

Credits: 1.0 CTFA(FP)

Length: 55 minutes

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