Covid, the Biden Tax Plan, and Estate Planning

This week Brent is joined by special co-host Darren Case to talk about how Covid-19 has changed estate planning and to prognosticate about the Biden Tax Plan. They dive into how to plan in the current uncertainty, what to expect with a new administration, how to structure gifts to irrevocable trusts, and how to take advantage of opportunities available in 2020 that may not last in 2021. They also discuss how to help families prepare children for transfers of wealth.

Darren is a shareholder in the law firm Tiffany & Bosco, PA, in Phoenix, AZ. He assists families and individuals in the areas of estate planning, probate, and tax, and is the Co-Author (with Brent Nelson and TJ Ryan coincidentally) of the Arizona Estate Planning and Probate Handbook, published by Thomson Reuters – West. Darren is experienced in a broad range of planning techniques, including traditional wills and revocable trusts, along with more sophisticated planning strategies such as insurance trusts, residence trusts, “defective” grantor trusts, generation-skipping or dynasty trusts, charitable trusts, split-interest trusts, family limited partnerships and intra-family sales and loans, etc. He assists clients by providing tax and estate planning services specifically tailored to each individual client, whether it is a client who has amassed substantial wealth or those who are in the process of accumulating such wealth.  Darren is also experienced in the area of probate and trust administration and litigation, having worked on simple to complex trust and estate matters, and everything in between.

Darren attended Arizona State University for his undergraduate studies, where he received his Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies in business and communication. He received his law degree from Chapman University, graduating with an emphasis in taxation, and was the Tax Law Emphasis Honors Graduate of his class. In addition to his law degree, Darren received his Master of Laws in Taxation, with a Certificate in Estate Planning, from Georgetown University.

Darren’s firm bio and contact information are available at

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