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Common Slipups Compromising The Effectiveness Of Trusts You Have Or Will Create
A revocable trust should provide how your assets should be managed and by whom in the event of your disability.
United States
23 Aug 2019
Basis Step-Up: Planning For Married Couples
Previously, I described key ideas used in reducing or eliminating gain subject to tax when you sell an interest in your business.
United States
8 Aug 2019
The Tax Laws Changed. Should Your Business And Estate Plans Change Too?
On January 1, 2018, the most significant changes to the U.S. tax code in 30 years took effect. While the permanency of these changes varies, they are all currently scheduled to continue until at least 2026 ...
United States
26 Mar 2018
New Tax Law's Doubling Of Estate Tax Exemption Compels A Review Of Your Estate Plan
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law what is commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — perhaps a holiday gift for some or a lump of coal for others
United States
5 Jan 2018
What You Should Know About Estate And Gift Tax 2018 Inflation Adjustments
The IRS has announced the 2018 inflation adjustments for many tax provisions, including exemptions for estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes and the annual exclusion amount for gifts.
United States
30 Oct 2017
Estate Planning During Divorce: It's Never Too Early To Start
Estate plans prepared for married couples will vary in complexity and detail but generally follow the same theme:
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20 Jun 2017
How To Protect Your Family-Owned Business From Your Child's Spouse
For most people, a child's wedding is one of those great life moments that is filled with months of planning and excitement.
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28 Mar 2017
Digital Assets Creates New Complications For Estate Planning
"Digital assets" encompasses a wide variety of things, from your email and Facebook accounts to your iTunes music to your electronically stored data to your domain name to bitcoins.
United States
7 Mar 2017
New Laws May Give Fiduciaries Power To Access Digital Assets
Historically, estate planning has been concerned with tangible assets, such as real estate and personal property, and intangible assets, such as securities and other investment assets.
United States
28 Feb 2017
Highlights From The 2017 Heckerling Institute On Estate Planning
Each January, the University of Miami hosts the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, the country's largest estate planning seminar.
United States
2 Feb 2017
Why A ‘Grantor Trust' Is A Good Addition To Every Estate Plan
The Internal Revenue Code is a long, complicated law with many subtitles, chapters, parts and sections.
United States
24 Jan 2017
Traps And Pitfalls Of Joint Ownership
Many people believe that owning property jointly with rights of survivorship is an effective substitute for a will. The benefit of holding property as joint tenants with rights of survivorship...
United States
4 Jan 2017
Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger Presents A Charitable Planning Opportunity
The announcement of the Bayer-Monsanto transaction gives shareholders a great opportunity to think about taxes and charitable planning options.
United States
20 Sep 2016
Filing Form 709: Beyond The Basics Of Gift Tax Returns
Code Section 2513 allows a married couple to split a gift made by one of them for federal gift tax purposes if, at the time of the gift, each spouse is a citizen or resident of the United States.
United States
12 Apr 2016
U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision In Clark Won’t Impact Inherited IRAs Of Missouri Residents
Creditors are generally aware that a debtor may shield from collection by creditors assets that the debtor holds in Individual Retirement Account.
United States
26 Jun 2014
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