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Howard Vigderman

Howard Vigderman

Business Department Chair / Philadelphia

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18 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

August 20, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of…

Keep, Scan, Recycle or Shred? A Practical Guide to Reducing Clutter for Those “Working From Home” During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 17, 2020

Ok, so you’ve streamed everything you’ve had on your “to watch” list.  You’re caught up on your reading.  You figure…

Estate Planning Considerations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

March 13, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has directed our attention to a variety of issues such as hand-washing, social distancing, doorknob avoidance, working…

13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

August 15, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of…

13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 9, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super…

17 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 17 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 18, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super…

18 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

August 15, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 12, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super…

12 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America © 2017

August 15, 2016

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of…

Federal Estate and Gift Taxes, Pennsylvania Inheritance Taxes and Measures to Reduce Them

August 9, 2016

Howard Vigderman

Even with the federal estate tax exemption at an historically high $5,450,000 (in 2016) and the estate tax rate at…

Congress Makes Permanent IRA Distributions to Public Charities

December 21, 2015

On December 18, 2015 President Obama signed the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015.” The PATH Act…

The Discounting of Discounts

September 4, 2015

In its recent 2015 – 2016 Priority Guidance Plan, the Internal Revenue Service signaled that it may soon be issuing…

12 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 18, 2015

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America©…

ABLE Act Benefiting Disabled Americans Passed by Congress

December 23, 2014

In its first major piece of legislation benefitting disabled individuals since the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, on December 16,…

Estate and Gift Tax: Four Things to Keep in Mind

February 10, 2014

ONE: Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Tax Exemption In 2013 the maximum federal estate, gift and generation-skipping tax exemption had been…

DOMA Section Declared Unconstitutional – But What Are The Ramifications?

June 28, 2013

The Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act on June 26, 2013.  The Act (“DOMA”)…

Increased Estate And Gift Tax Exemption Made Permanent By The American Taxpayer Relief Act

January 17, 2013

On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act.  The income tax provisions of the law have…

Time is Dwindling To Take Advantage of $5,120,000 Federal Estate and Gift Tax Exemption

October 1, 2012

Unless Congress and the President act before January 1, 2013 (or retroactively thereafter), as of January 1, 2013 the federal…

Bracket Shifting Gifts and “Death-Bed Planning” in 2010

August 4, 2010

Death and taxes may both be certain, but in 2010 the rules governing death taxes are anything but certain.  The…

Estate Planning Opportunities for 2010—Act Now!—Limited Time Offer!

March 29, 2010

The failure of Congress to address the federal estate, gift and generation skipping tax prior to January 1, 2010 creates…

What ever became of the Federal Estate Tax?

February 24, 2010

Much to the surprise of practitioners in the estate planning area, Congress did not, prior to the end of 2009,…