NU Online News Service, Feb. 11, 11:45 a.m. – Account executives of the Hartford Financial Services Group, Simsbury, Conn., will receive training from the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys in estate planning strategies that can be used whether or not the estate tax is eventually repealed, the company announced today.
The National Network has 800 attorneys who will work with the Hartford’s more than 200 life insurance account executives and wholesalers to explain the life insurance needs of affluent clients, the Hartford says.
Hartford points out that its new training program emerges as Congress debates estate tax repeal. President George W. Bush and Congressional Republicans have vowed to permanently repeal the estate tax. Current law calls for the estate tax to be repealed in 2010 but return in 2011.