Estate Planning for the Marital Deduction

 
Explains factors that affect planning for the marital deduction trust and the tax impact of the marital deduction and transfer tax credits. Describes advantages of a pecuniary bequest, factors to consider for a nonformula pecuniary bequest, and the benefit of the formula pecuniary clause. Discusses advantages and disadvantages of pecuniary credit shelter bequests and nonformula fractional share bequest.

 
Updated: March 2017
Re-versioned: June 2016

Learning Obj​​​​ectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of planning for the marital deduction
  • Explain the various marital formulas and how they can be used in estate planning

​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.

 

Course Credits

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​Questions? Please contact training@aba.com for more information.
 

 Benefits of Self-Paced Training

 
  • Ultimate flexibility
  • Quizzes to support learning
  • Mobile format available
 

 Registration & Pricing

 

Individual Purchase:
ABA Member • $175
Non-Member • $225

Purchase for a Team:
To license this course to your bank for multiple learners, please contact ABA Training.​

 

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