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New IRS Trap for GRATs When There Is a Merger Pending

The Chief Counsel office (IRS) recently released a memorandum, which comes to two primary conclusions. First, under the fair market value standard, the hypothetical willing buyer and willing seller of a company would consider a pending merger when valuing stock for gift tax purposes. Second, the retained interest is not a qualified annuity interest under § 2702 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) because the donor used an outdated appraisal that did not take into account all the facts and circumstances of a pending merger. Read more >>

Preview: BVR's Bankruptcy Case Law Compendium

The bestselling Business Valuation and Bankruptcy: Case Law Compendium is out now and is in its third edition. This must-have resource is replete with hard-won insights into the often challenging intersection of law and valuation. It summarizes case law and provides insightful analysis on a range of bankruptcy topics. Read more >>