On Demand Webinar

Estate Accounting

Webinar Details$219

Fiduciary accounting, or accounting for a decedent’s estate during probate, can be a challenging and confusing task. State law, general accounting procedures, and tax rules all have a role to play and things get more complicated if trusts are involved. In this session we will discuss the general approach to accounting for a decedent’s estate with and without trusts. We will identify the different approaches needed in circumstances where the decedent dies with and without a will, including the use of revocable living trusts as a testamentary vehicle. 

Learning Objectives:

The probate process used to settle decedent’s estates

Differentiating the probate estate from the taxable estate

Understanding community property rules

How to determine which state’s rules apply

The procedure for rendering accountings and making distributions

Dealing with assets in trust

The estate and income tax rules that may come into play 

Guest Speaker

Chuck Borek

Chuck Borek

Chuck Borek is a practicing attorney and founder of  the Borek Group, LLC. Chuck is also a CPA, and his background includes  five years as a partner in a public accounting firm. He received his law degree and MBA summa cum laude from the University of Baltimore in 1993, where he was editor-in-chief of the Law Review. He has been teaching professionally since 1989, including four years as an Associate Professor of Accounting and two years as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law. He ha... View Full Profile