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    GST distriubutions

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    I have a client who is the trustee of a generation Skipping Trust (GST).  She and her siblings are the grandchildren and their parents were the skip generation.  The client is asking me whether the trust assets can now be distributed to them (the grandchildren) ...

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    These types of notices have been coming out from the DOR for years now.   I just have to tell the client to respond to it with the requested info.  Just another example of government incompetence in action that results in a negative impact on the people ...

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    I did my friends taxes who is a Sch C Violinist and we received a desk audit letter. It freaked her out. But all turned out ok after sending in 1099s and a letter. ------------------------------ Adam Gorlovsky-Schepp CPA Raphael and Raphael LLP Boston ...

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