What is a SLAT?

August 31, 2022By Douglas Venturelli, Esq.

A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT) is a trust established between spouses. Essentially, one spouse gives the other spouse assets in an amount that uses up the unused Federal Estate Tax Exemption. The trust of one spouse must be materially different from the trust of the other spouse. The reciprocal trust doctrine allows the IRS Read the full article…

Common Ways to Hold Title in California

August 16, 2022By Richard Umanoff

We often get questions from clients on how to hold title to property they are about to purchase. As real estate might be the most important asset that an individual or couple may own, how ownership is vested is extremely important. Proper titling will affect the current and future rights of parties to the transaction, Read the full article…

Uncommon Trusts

June 13, 2022By Richard Umanoff

In our last article in this series, we covered the different types of trusts that can be established. In this article, we’ll discuss uncommon trusts that can be utilized. Other Trusts That Can Be Established Blind Trust The trustees of a blind trust manage the assets in the trust without the beneficiaries’ knowledge. The beneficiaries Read the full article…

Types of Trusts

May 11, 2022By Richard Umanoff

In the last article in our series, we covered the benefits a trust offers for creators and beneficiaries. In this article, we’ll dive into more detail about the types of trusts that can be established and the pros and cons. Types of Trusts Revocable Trusts Revocable trusts (living trusts) can be changed or canceled at Read the full article…

KROST Quarterly Magazine: The Sports & Entertainment Issue is Now Available!

October 14, 2019By Anna Chen

We are happy to announce the release of our newest quarterly magazine! The Sports & Entertainment Issue highlights some of the hot topics pertaining to sports & entertainment professionals such as tax issues for athletes, Loan-Out Corporations, Qualified Business Income Deduction, and more. What You’ll Find Inside this Issue: Game-Changing Tax Matters for Athletes By Read the full article…