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The Gift Tax? Questions of Life or Death

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act raised the lifetime exclusion limits for estate and gift taxes from roughly $5.5 million per individual to over $11 million. Also, the annual gift tax exemption was raised to $15,000 for individuals & $30,000 per couple. If the gift exceeds the annual exemption, the amount is applied against the donor’s lifetime gift limit. Essentially, …