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I'm surprised to read that estate tax exemption now applies to singles. Previously it was $5.5MM for singles and you needed an AB By-pass trust to double that for a married couple. But apparently the number for all estates is now $11,580,000.

This comes from https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employe...

Apparently the rule was changed in 2018. I missed it.

Ditto IRS Publication 559 p 27.
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