Lawrence D. Hunt

Areas of Practice:

Mr. Hunt provides personal planning and tax counsel to clients who may benefit from sophisticated planning techniques. He has extensive experience in a range of tax and estate planning issues, including planning for business owners and entrepreneurs, and for married, unmarried and same-sex couples. He focuses on his clients' overall individual and family needs and assists clients in achieving their personal planning goals through effective wealth preservation, minimization of federal and state income, estate and gift taxes, facilitating tax effective transfers of family-owned businesses and real estate, transfers of inter-generational wealth, and structuring tax-effective charitable donations.

Larry represents fiduciaries in the administration of trusts and estates. He oversees preparation and filing of estate and gift tax returns, represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and handles a wide range of probate matters including administration of estates and guardianships in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

As the Firm's Sustainability Officer, Larry heads the firm's GreenMatters™ program, where he is responsible for implementing sustainability in the firm's business and culture, and educating members of the firm on the professional and environmental benefits of adopting sound stewardship practices. The GreenMatters™ program includes environmental education, energy conservation and waste reduction within the firm, as well as monitoring and lessening the ecological impact the firm has on the environment. Larry also counsels clients on how their personal and business decisions impact their sustainability.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

“Planning Under the New Federal Estate Tax Laws” Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, Trusts & Estates Newsletter, Stepping Stones, Spring 2013

Federal Estate Tax Laws Allow Planning Opportunities - Finally!”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert,  February, 2013

The 7520 Rate Drops to All-Time Low” Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, November 2012

“Reviewing Your Estate Plan is One Resolution You'll Want to Keep in 2012”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, January 2012

Reviewing Your Estate Plan is One Resolution You'll Want to Keep in 2012”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, January 2012

Deadline Extended for Form 8939 and Penalty Relief for Beneficiaries of 2010 Decedents’ Estates”, Partridge Snow &
Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, September 2011

“Form 8939, Where Art Thou?”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, July 2011 

"Estate Tax Legislation Activity at the State Level", Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, May 2010

“Executors and Estate Tax Return Preparers Get Final Guidance for Valuation of Split-Interest Gifts”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, April 2009

“New Tax Incentives for Land Conservation”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, February 2009

"Federal Income, Estate and Gift Taxes " Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, March 2008

"Fiduciary Investment Advisory Fees are Limited to the 2% floor " Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, January 2008

REPRESENTATIVE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

“Update on Transfer Tax Planning Under the ATRA of 2012” DiSanto Priest & Co., February 2013

“Planning Under the 2010 Estate Tax Repeal” Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island, April 2012

“2010 Estate Tax Repeal”, Roundtable Presentation, Joseph Barron & co., March 2011

“Planning for Same-sex Couples”, Financial Planning Association of Rhode Island, August 2011

“2010 Estate Tax Repeal”, Bristol County Estate Planning Council, January 2011

“Everything You Wanted to Know About Estate Planning But Were Afraid to Ask,  2010 Estate Tax Repeal”, Roundtable Presentation, DiSanto Priest & Co., CPAs, January 2011

TGIF Series (Thank Goodness I’m the Fiduciary), “Duties & Protections for Fiduciaries”
Various Corporate Fiduciaries 2008, 2009

TGIF Series (Thank Goodness I’m the Fiduciary), “My Beneficiary is Broke! Asset Protection Planning: Protecting the Beneficiary and Trustee” U.S. Trust/Bank of America Various Corporate Fiduciaries, Citizens Bank 2009





Mr. Hunt provides personal planning and tax counsel to clients who may benefit from sophisticated planning techniques. He has extensive experience in a range of tax and estate planning issues, including planning for business owners and entrepreneurs, and for married, unmarried and same-sex couples. He focuses on his clients' overall individual and family needs and assists clients in achieving their personal planning goals through effective wealth preservation, minimization of federal and state income, estate and gift taxes, facilitating tax effective transfers of family-owned businesses and real estate, transfers of inter-generational wealth, and structuring tax-effective charitable donations.

Larry represents fiduciaries in the administration of trusts and estates. He oversees preparation and filing of estate and gift tax returns, represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and handles a wide range of probate matters including administration of estates and guardianships in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

As the Firm's Sustainability Officer, Larry heads the firm's GreenMatters™ program, where he is responsible for implementing sustainability in the firm's business and culture, and educating members of the firm on the professional and environmental benefits of adopting sound stewardship practices. The GreenMatters™ program includes environmental education, energy conservation and waste reduction within the firm, as well as monitoring and lessening the ecological impact the firm has on the environment. Larry also counsels clients on how their personal and business decisions impact their sustainability.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

“Planning Under the New Federal Estate Tax Laws” Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, Trusts & Estates Newsletter, Stepping Stones, Spring 2013

Federal Estate Tax Laws Allow Planning Opportunities - Finally!”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert,  February, 2013

The 7520 Rate Drops to All-Time Low” Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, November 2012

“Reviewing Your Estate Plan is One Resolution You'll Want to Keep in 2012”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, January 2012

Reviewing Your Estate Plan is One Resolution You'll Want to Keep in 2012”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, January 2012

Deadline Extended for Form 8939 and Penalty Relief for Beneficiaries of 2010 Decedents’ Estates”, Partridge Snow &
Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, September 2011

“Form 8939, Where Art Thou?”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note e-Alert, July 2011 

"Estate Tax Legislation Activity at the State Level", Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, May 2010

“Executors and Estate Tax Return Preparers Get Final Guidance for Valuation of Split-Interest Gifts”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, April 2009

“New Tax Incentives for Land Conservation”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, February 2009

"Federal Income, Estate and Gift Taxes " Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, March 2008

"Fiduciary Investment Advisory Fees are Limited to the 2% floor " Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, January 2008

REPRESENTATIVE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

“Update on Transfer Tax Planning Under the ATRA of 2012” DiSanto Priest & Co., February 2013

“Planning Under the 2010 Estate Tax Repeal” Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island, April 2012

“2010 Estate Tax Repeal”, Roundtable Presentation, Joseph Barron & co., March 2011

“Planning for Same-sex Couples”, Financial Planning Association of Rhode Island, August 2011

“2010 Estate Tax Repeal”, Bristol County Estate Planning Council, January 2011

“Everything You Wanted to Know About Estate Planning But Were Afraid to Ask,  2010 Estate Tax Repeal”, Roundtable Presentation, DiSanto Priest & Co., CPAs, January 2011

TGIF Series (Thank Goodness I’m the Fiduciary), “Duties & Protections for Fiduciaries”
Various Corporate Fiduciaries 2008, 2009

TGIF Series (Thank Goodness I’m the Fiduciary), “My Beneficiary is Broke! Asset Protection Planning: Protecting the Beneficiary and Trustee” U.S. Trust/Bank of America Various Corporate Fiduciaries, Citizens Bank 2009




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