Audio/Web Conference: The 3.8% Medicare Surtax and Its Impact
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As most people know, Congress passed a historic healthcare bill which will affect virtually every American. What most people don't know, though, is that within this voluminous new law is a special provision adding a Medicare surtax to "net investment income" earned inside of estates and trusts. In a nutshell, starting in 2013 estates and trusts which make over $12,000 (approx.) will be subject to an additional 3.8% Medicare tax on the lesser of: (1) "net investment income" (e.g. interest, dividends, capital gains, royalties, passive income, etc.) or (2) the excess of "modified adjusted gross income" ("MAGI") over $12,000 (approx.).
During this session, the following topics will be discussed:
Robert S. Keebler, CPA, MST, AEP (Distinguished) is a partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP and is a 2007 recipient of the prestigious Accredited Estate Planners (Distinguished) award from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He has been named by CPA Magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners in the United States and one of the Top 40 Tax Advisors to Know During a Recession. His practice includes family wealth transfer and preservation planning, charitable giving, retirement distribution planning, and estate administration. Mr. Keebler frequently represents clients before the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the private letter ruling process and in estate, gift and income tax examinations and appeals, and he has received more than 150 favorable private letter rulings including several key rulings of "first impression". He is the author of over 100 articles and columns and is the editor, author or co-author of many books and treatises on wealth transfer and taxation.