A complete guide to planning an estate under today's tax rules When it comes to your estate-no matter how big or small it may be-you shouldn't leave anything to chance. Proper planning is necessary to protect both your assets and your heirs. Experts Stewart Welch III, Harold Apolinsky, and Craig Stephens know this better than anyone else, and in the Third Edition of J.K. Lasser's New Rules for Estate and Tax Planning, they offer valuable advice and solid strategies to help you plan your estate under today's tax rules. Packed with up-to-the-minute facts, this practical resource covers essential issues; including how new legislation will impact inheritances and trusts, the do's and don't of gifting, retirement planning, and much more. Reflects the most recent changes in tax laws as applicable to estate taxation Offers useful planning with regard to trusts, charitable contributions, life insurance, and wills Outlines the best ways to preserve your wealth through proper planning strategies Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, this book will show you how to efficiently arrange your estate today so that you can leave more to those you care about tomorrow.