Kentucky legislature

KYEstates Announces The “Glom On” Prizewinner; Kentucky Enacts UPMIFA

KYEstates issued a high-stakes challenge here in our discussion of the taxpayer FLP win in Estate of Petter v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2009-280, 2009 WL 4598137 (U.S. Tax Ct. 2009).  We said: Count not your day a loss: you have now read the phrase glommed onto in a Federal court’s opinion.  Find that phrase in another […]

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A Big News Day: Section 7520 Rate Stays Put, 10 Year GRAT Legislation, Gov. Beshear Signs HB 188!

KYEstates readers – this was a big day in the world of T&E.  Perhaps not epochal, but at least big. 1) Good news for procrastinators: although interest rates may be headed up, for April, AFRs are virtually unchanged from March levels, and the section 7520 rate has not budged.  For details, see Rev. Rul. 2010-11 […]

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Kentucky Legislative Update: HB 188 Passes Senate; Awaits Governor’s Signature

In welcome news for the Kentucky T&E Community, HB 188 passed the Senate unanimously yesterday.  (Status update here.)  KYEstates encourages Governor Beshear to sign the bill.  We’re on the verge of some welcome improvements to Kentucky’s probate laws.  (Thanks to Jim Worthington for alerting KYEstates to this good news.)  For detailed coverage of HB 188′s […]

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An Early Springtime In Frankfort: HB 188 Advances in Kentucky Senate

KYEstate$ has previously reported on HB 188.  In an important development in Frankfort on March 4, HB 188 was reported favorably by the Kentucky Senate’s Judiciary Committee.  The bill has been placed on the Senate’s consent calendar, and prospects for its passage look reasonably positive.  The bill’s status report is here. Representative Tom Kerr was […]

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Kentucky 2010 Legislative Update 2 – HB 188 Offers Many Improvements to Kentucky’s Probate and Trust Laws

HB 188 passed the Kentucky House unanimously on January 21, and was referred to the Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee on January 25.  The full text of HB 188, along with the report on the bill’s status, is available here.  HB 188 contains many improvements to Kentucky’s probate and trust laws, including:

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Kentucky 2010 Legislative Update 1 – UPMIFA

We’re 36 days into the 60-day 2010 Regular Session of the Kentucky Legislature that began on January 5.  (For the legislative calendar, click here.) It’s a good time for KYEstate$ to begin reporting on the status of some of the bills that are relevant to our readers. After failing to pass both houses in the […]

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