News - September 23, 2019

Brian Kennedy, Featured Speaker at Probate & Pumpernickel Luncheon

Private Client Shareholder, Brian Kennedy, presented on the topic of “State Taxation of Non-Grantor Trusts” at a Probate & Pumpernickel luncheon, an educational series for attorneys and CPAs, hosted by Palm Beach Atlantic University. Brian discussed how attorneys can assist clients in avoiding the pitfalls of non-grantor trusts being subject to taxation in other states on accumulated but non-distributed income, and the impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in North Carolina Department of Revenue v. The Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust.

Brian Kennedy Probate Pumpernickel

Brian concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration, Taxation and Corporate Law. He is a frequent speaker on his areas of focus and is actively involved in various community and industry organizations, including The Florida Bar Tax Section, the American Bar Association, and the Palm Beach County Bar Association.

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