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LAW 868 v00 : Estate Planning: Income Taxation of Trusts, Estates and Beneficiaries

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LAW 868 v00: Estate Planning: Income Taxation of Trusts, Estates and Beneficiaries
Estate Planning: Income Taxation of Trusts, Estates and Beneficiaries
TTh 5:45-8:45p
Take-Home Exam


Federal Income Taxation (formerly Taxation I), Decedents' Estates or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in Wills & Trusts.


Completion of a J.D. course in Estate and Gift Tax or equivalent practice experience. Students are advised to do some background reading in this area if they have not previously taken a course in Estate and Gift Tax.


Students pursuing the Estate Planning Certificate must attend a mandatory Introductory Session on and take Income Taxation of Trusts, Estates and Beneficiaries, Estate and Gift Tax, and Special Topics in Transfer Tax. Students not pursuing the Certificate may take one or more of the classes, but also must attend the Intro Session even if they only take one class.
Withdrawals are permitted up until the last class for this specific course.
JD students: This course requires Professor Permission to enroll. Please contact Ellis Duncan via email at no later than August 1, 2018 for permission to take this class.
The take-home exam in this course may be administered mid-semester and the specific exam date will be provided by the professor after the add/drop period.

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Personal Information


Professor Beckwith is a partner with Baker & Hostetler LLP, where he specializes in tax and business counseling with an emphasis on personal wealth planning and charitable transfers. He created, and for 19 years, Chaired the Advanced Estate Planning Institute within the Continuing Legal Education department at the Georgetown Law Center. Professor Beckwith has served as a Regent at the American College of Trust and Estate Council as well as State Chair in the District of Columbia f and Chair of its Charitable Planning and Exempt Organizations Committee and its special Study Committee on Philanthropy. He has served as the President of the ACTEC Foundation and heads Baker & Hostetler's Tax-Exempt Practice Group.

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