Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2009-20 

May 18, 2009 

ESTATE TAX


T.D. 9448 T.D. 9448

Final, temporary, and proposed regulations under section 7520 of the Code provide guidance relating to the use of actuarial tables in valuing annuities, interests for life or terms of years, and remainder or reversionary interests. The regulations will affect the valuation of inter vivos and testamentary transfers of interests dependent on one or more measuring lives. The regulations are necessary because section 7520(c)(3) directs the Secretary to update the actuarial tables to reflect the most recent mortality experience available.

REG-107845-08 REG-107845-08

Final, temporary, and proposed regulations under section 7520 of the Code provide guidance relating to the use of actuarial tables in valuing annuities, interests for life or terms of years, and remainder or reversionary interests. The regulations will affect the valuation of inter vivos and testamentary transfers of interests dependent on one or more measuring lives. The regulations are necessary because section 7520(c)(3) directs the Secretary to update the actuarial tables to reflect the most recent mortality experience available.

REG-119532-08 REG-119532-08

Proposed regulations under section 2036 of the Code provide guidance on the portion of trust property includible in the grantor’s gross estate if the grantor has retained the use of the property, the right to an annuity, unitrust, graduated retained interest, or other payment from such property for life, for any period not ascertainable without reference to the grantor’s death, or for a period that does not in fact end before the grantor’s death.


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