Many of our clients are confused about the current estate tax law. This year (2010) there is no estate tax. Next year (2011) the estate tax exclusion reverts back to $1 million and a maximum tax of 55%. This is an outcome few predicted, most believing – how could they in retrospect – that a prudent Congress would “fix” the law by extending the 2009 exclusion of $3.5 million into the future. Prudent tax policy was pushed over the side of the Health Care mountain. Click HERE to read a new article in the current issue of Forbes that addresses a few issues for you to consider.