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December 17, 2010
House Passes Tax Relief Act

Late Thursday night the House approved the 2010 Tax Relief Act, without amendment to the Senate version (See prior E-Blast from Wednesday).


The 2010 Tax Relief Act is now before President Obama for his signature.  It is expected that the President will sign the Act this afternoon.


We have entered a new era in estate planning.  Next week we will send you an update with our thoughts on how this new law may affect your estate plan and steps you may want to consider both prior to the end of the year and in 2011.


In the meantime, if you have questions or concerns, please call us.


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