”[Manning on Estate Planning is a] penetrating, thoughtful treatment presented in a most winning style.”
”[Manning on Estate Planning] covers all of the major areas with which the planner must be familiar, and does so in significant detail … an outstanding text.”
—New York Law Journal
”This comprehensive book combines a readable overview for the student or the non-specialist with a useful reference tool for the full-time estate planner.”
—Estates, Gifts and Trust Journal
The continuing impact of the sweeping Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act and the questions surrounding the fate of the estate tax today demonstrate how volatile estate planning can be and how important it is to rely on trusted references in the field.
Written by practitioners with more than 75 years of combined planning experience, Manning on Estate Planning has long been the planning tool of choice for seasoned professionals who want sound advice on how to craft flexible, individualized estate plans that help clients reach tax and non-tax goals.
Manning on Estate Planning provides a comprehensive survey of the features, advantages, drawbacks, risks, and current and future viability of every available planning vehicle. It then shows you how to assess each client’s planning objectives and select the right planning strategies; draft airtight planning documents; avoid the problems specific to certain planning strategies; and devise effective plans that deal with the complexities created by the EGTRRA.
Updated at least once a year, Manning on Estate Planning is an essential reference for professional estate planners and tax attorneys and a useful and accessible resource for any individual concerned about estate planning.