The concept of the “half-birthday” is not something most of us think about after childhood. You do not find many adults saying, “I am 56 and a half.”
However, if you have a non-Roth individual retirement account (IRA) or 401(k), there is an age you’ll want to keep track of: 70 ½.
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The IRS has announced that the estate and gift tax exclusion will be raised from the current amount of $11.38 million to $11.58 million in 2020. This means that you will be able to leave $11.58 million to your heirs without your estate having to pay any federal estate or gift taxes. For a married couple the exclusion is $23.16 million.
The gift tax exclusion, in which each of you can give $15,000 per year to as many individuals as you may choose without having to file a federal gift tax return, will remain unchanged in 2020.