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Subject:  Re: Heirs and Income Taxes Date:  9/12/1999  11:11 AM
Author:  TMFPixy Number:  13861 of 78166

JAFO asks:

<<Do you not think that your questions ignores the FET and estate planning issues related to lifetime gifts (and getting all future appreciation out of the estate) versus keeping the assets in the estate and receiving the stepped-up basis? IMO, the issue is more complicated than your statement would imply for people who have FET concerns.>>

Certainly they could. There are many issues that come into play. Keeping rather than gifting the account could definitely aggr