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Video: Federal Gift Tax Law
Note: The content of this video applies only to taxes prepared before 2011. It is included here for reference only. The federal gift tax law imposes taxes on large gifts that exceed a certain amount. Find out how you can avoid paying gift tax with information from TurboTax in this video on annual tax filing. Read more…

What is a Schedule K-1 Form 1041: Estates and Trusts?
An estate or trust can generate income that must be reported on Form 1041, United States Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts. However, if trust and estate beneficiaries are entitled to receive the income, the beneficiaries must pay the income tax rather than the trust or estate. At the end of the year, all income distributions made to beneficiaries must be reported on a Schedule K-1. Read more…

Video: What Is a Fiduciary Income Tax Return?
Have you been appointed as trustee of a trust or the administrator of an estate? If so, you may be interested to hear about the tax returns you are responsible for filing. Watch this video to find out more about fiduciary income tax returns. Read more…

The Gift Tax
If you give people a lot of money, you might have to pay a federal gift tax. But the IRS also allows you to give up to $15,000 in 2020 to any number of people without facing any gift taxes, and without the recipient owing any income tax on the gifts. Read more…

The Gift Tax Made Simple
If you make large enough gifts to relatives or friends, you might owe the federal gift tax. Here are the basics on how the gift tax works. Read more…

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