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|Subject: Re: Another IRA RMD Question||Date: 7/22/2011 9:29 PM|
|Author: 0x6a74||Number: 113811 of 120485|
Yes, and no.
Any taxes paid, also reduce the estate. If your estate is large enough to trigger inheritance taxes, then pre-paying income taxes is good. Otherwise, it is a trade-off of your current income tax rate compared to her future income tax rate.
yes. i forgot to mention --
my estate isn't likely to meet the maz /
and right now, i'm in the bottom federal and state brackets and she's in the top
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