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Subject:  Re: Another IRA RMD Question Date:  7/22/2011  9:29 PM
Author:  0x6a74 Number:  113811 of 121219

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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