Would Someone Please Tell Me What My Policy Is Worth?

Gallo, Jon J.
December 2010
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p46
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the U.S. Treasury regulations concerning the valuation of life insurance policies for gift tax purposes. It states that life insurance policies correlate to the rule of valuation of gift tax purposes wherein they are to be accounted for fair market value, a price where the gifted property are based on the decision between the willing buyer and seller. Also discussed are the policies regarding whole life insurance and term life insurance.


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