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 Latest News

NYS Estate Tax Exclusion 2016

This exclusion will remain in effect until March 31, 2017. 


New York State Budget 2016- Spousal Refusal Preserved

This protection is vital to prevent divorce or forced institutionalization 


Due Date Change for Tax Filing

Monday, April 18, 2016, rather than April 15, 2106 is this year’s filing deadline 


Futterman & Lanza LLP, Attorneys and Counselors at Law in Smithtown, NY

Elder Law, Medicaid & Estate Planning Strategies Long Island

As the population ages, many families are faced with difficult and important decisions regarding their long- term health care needs, as well as their financial well being. The attorneys at Futterman & Lanza help families prepare for both the present and the future through the use of: Last Wills and Testaments, Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies, and Medicaid Planning
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Aaron Futterman

Mr. Futterman established Futterman & Lanza in Smithtown, New York after working for several years at a premier Long Island

Ronald Lanza

Mr. Lanza established Futterman & Lanza in Smithtown, New York after serving as senior law clerk to the state’s highest Court



Estate Tax Exemption

2016 Federal Estate Tax Exemption: The IRS just announced that the exclusion amount for estates of decedents who die in 2016 is $5,450,000, up from a total of $5,430,000 in 2015. 

Gift Tax Exclusion
2016 Federal Gift Tax Exclusion: The IRS just announced the annual exclusion for gifts remains unchanged at $14,000 for 2016.


Crisis Planning

It's not too late to save your assets or your family member’s assets. Often, there are crisis planning strategies that can save more for your family.

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