Todd Angkatavanich | AICPA ENGAGE 2020

Todd Angkatavanich

JD, LLM (Taxation)
National Tax Principal, Ernst & Young, LLP
Hartford, CT

Todd Angkatavanich is a Principal in EY’s National Tax Department, Private Client Services Group. Todd previously Co-Headed the U.S Private Client & Tax Group at the private client law firm Withers Bergman LLP. He focuses on representing domestic and international families and family offices in structuring multigenerational wealth transfer, preservation and business succession vehicles, with an emphasis on navigating the transfer tax pitfalls that often arise under Chapter 14 of the Code. At the same time, he assists families with introducing the next generation(s) to the non-tax concepts of engagement and flexible stewardship so as to achieve effective long-term wealth preservation coupled with beneficial enjoyment. He has experience structuring GRATs, Sales to Grantor Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships and Preferred Partnerships, Succession Structures and Dynasty Trusts. He also has had experience with international planning including Foreign Grantor and Non-Grantor Trusts, Pre-Expatriation and related projects. Todd is an ACTEC Fellow and frequent speaker at conferences including the Heckerling Estate Planning Institute, serves on the Editorial Boards of Trusts & Estates and BNA Tax Management and is co-author of a BNA Portfolio on Wealth Transfer Planning with Carried Interests.