Estate planning often encompasses, at least in part, business succession planning. Many individuals own family businesses with the idea of passing the business on to the next generation. Of course, the bigger the business, the more complex that endeavor becomes. Yvon Chouinard recently made headlines when he donated 98% of his $3 billion company to an Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(4) organization. The move saved him millions in taxes, furthered his family’s political agenda, and embodies a creative solution to a common planning and business succession planning issue. Read on to learn more.
About Brandon McGee
Brandon McGee enjoys a successful law practice focusing on estate planning, elder law, Medicaid preplanning and crisis planning, and probate. Brandon and his team combine legal skills with compassion and understanding to develop estate plans that are personalized to the needs of each of their clients.