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What clients don’t know about their estates could cost them – Financial Planning

Financial Planning What clients don’t know about their estates could cost themFinancial PlanningMost discussions about estate planning focus on estates above the federal taxable levels of $5.49 million for individuals and $10.98 million for married couples. At these levels, only the wealthiest 0.2% of Americans — roughly 2 out of every 1,000 …

The state of your estate – FederalNewsRadio.com

FederalNewsRadio.com The state of your estateFederalNewsRadio.comTom O’Rourke is a Washington area attorney who specializes in estate planning. Many of his clients are active and retired federal workers. He says that many feds are worth a lot more than they think. In addition to maybe owning a paid up home, they …

Free seminar on basic estate planning offered on Nov. 6 – Athens Messenger

Free seminar on basic estate planning offered on Nov. 6Athens MessengerAttorney Garry Hunter will discuss the legal documents needed for simple estate planning and the costs associated with their preparation. Topics to be addressed include: simple will, general power of attorney, durable power of attorney, living will …

‘The delays are tremendous’: Widespread backlogs hamper CRA streamlining, frustrate taxpayers – Financial Post

Financial Post ‘The delays are tremendous’: Widespread backlogs hamper CRA streamlining, frustrate taxpayersFinancial PostJamie Golombek, the managing director of tax and estate planning at The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Toronto, said lengthy delays can cause intense stress for taxpayers, who are charged interest on amounts owing over the entire duration of …

Regardless of tax news, don’t put off estate planning – The News Star – Monroe News Star (blog)

Monroe News Star (blog) Regardless of tax news, don’t put off estate planning – The News StarMonroe News Star (blog)Question: What do you think they will do with the estate tax law? I have put off estate planning since I keep hearing about changing they are considering, …3 Reasons You’ll Still Need Estate Planning Even if the Death Tax …Yahoo Finance…read more →

App aims to streamline estate planning and posthumous donations – The Columbian

The Columbian App aims to streamline estate planning and posthumous donationsThe ColumbianAt 26, she has helped found FreeWill, a web application that offers streamlined estate planning to boost charitable donations. Think about it like TurboTax but, instead of filling out 1040s, it handles your last will and testament. With its free …

Advertorial: Ruder-Ware: Consider giving through estate planning – Chippewa Herald

Chippewa Herald Advertorial: Ruder-Ware: Consider giving through estate planningChippewa HeraldPlanning a charitable gift at death (often referred to as a “bequest”) requires … planning. That means deciding how your assets should be distributed on your death, having an estate plan in place that carries out those decisions, and reviewing the …

3 Reasons You’ll Still Need Estate Planning Even if the Death Tax … – Motley Fool

3 Reasons You’ll Still Need Estate Planning Even if the Death Tax …Motley FoolOne key part of the tax reform plan released by the White House and congressional Republicans involves eliminating the federal estate tax, which the plan refers … and more »

Regardless of tax news, don’t put off estate planning – Monroe News Star (blog)

Monroe News Star (blog) Regardless of tax news, don’t put off estate planningMonroe News Star (blog)Question: What do you think they will do with the estate tax law? I have put off estate planning since I keep hearing about changing they are considering, including elimination of it. Answer: The current estate tax law is in a fog with visibility ……read more →

3 Reasons You’ll Still Need Estate Planning Even if the Death Tax Disappears – Yahoo News

Yahoo News 3 Reasons You’ll Still Need Estate Planning Even if the Death Tax DisappearsYahoo NewsOne key part of the tax reform plan released by the White House and congressional Republicans involves eliminating the federal estate tax, which the plan refers to as the death tax. Estate taxes have been in the crosshairs of many lawmakers for years …