We like to unravel the alphabet soup of estate planning acronyms on our blog from time to time. Today we will look at the legal device called the ILIT. In an estate planning context, an ILIT is an irrevocable life insurance trust. Federal Estate Tax Before we explain the value of an ILIT, you must understand some things about the federal estate tax. There is a federal estate tax credit or exclusion. If the value of your estate exceeds the amount of this credit, the estate tax is potentially … [Read more...] about Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust in San Jose: What Is an ILIT?
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