Tax Consequences Considered When Parties Borrowed Against Assets

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Cabot v. Cabot
166 Vt. 485, 697 A.2d 644, 1997 Vt. LEXIS 101
State Court
Supreme Court


The Vermont Supreme Court affirmed the lower court's consideration of tax consequences when valuing the parties' gross estate. The parties lived well by borrowing against a $4 million investment account; thus, avoiding any taxes due to husband's low basi ...

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Cabot v. Cabot

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