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Guest Blogger and Tax Expert Stephen D. Kraft, CPA Explains The IRS Tax Issues of Personal Injury Settlements...more
If you have a child (or a grandchild) who is going to attend college in the future, you have probably heard about qualified tuition programs, also known as 529 plans (for the Internal Revenue Code section that provides for...more
Many times clients come to us with complex planning issues that we would like to solve for. Here is a good example of how one couple achieved their goals and objectives through advanced planning using a well thought out...more
Consider giving children, grandchildren, and future generations a gift that outlasts you
If you have a child or grandchild celebrating a special occasion such as graduation this spring, you may be reflecting on what...more
As higher education costs continue to escalate, parents or grandparents may look to different savings vehicles for their children’s college fund. The IRS, under section 529, provides parents with the opportunity for a higher...more
Recent publication of the Discount for Lack of Marketability(DLOM) Job aid for IRS Valuation
Professionals has brought fresh scrutiny to the various methods used by valuation practitioners for determining discount for lack of...more
In a January 2011 article we addressed the changes to the gift and estate tax provisions contained in the Tax Relief Act. In this article, we cover some of the new law’s personal income tax planning opportunities....more
In a January 2011 article we addressed the changes to the gift and estate tax provisions contained in the 2010 Tax Relief Act.
Everything may change at the end of 2012 so it is more important than ever to take a look at...more
Don’t make the mistake of viewing estate planning as a post-death issue; with the right person taking care of you and your affairs, the value of a well-drafted Trust will likely become evident while you are still able to...more
Thank you to everyone that attended our Successor Trustee Workshop on November 17th, 2011. It was a great success! Below is the presentation that attorney Ron Adams gave. If you have any questions about this presentation...more
Many entrenepreneurs have spent decades building their business right alongside raising their family. But for as much calculating thought as they have put into running a profitable company, they probably have devoted mush...more
Last-Minute Year-End Tax Planning Possible with the Passage of the Long-Anticipated Legislation
On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed into law the greatly contested and debated Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance...more
I was given a plan to review for a potential client who is a physician with significant wealth. The plan was drafted about two months ago and the initial concern from the financial advisor was that funding was not discussed...more
Around this time of year, many bloggers, tax professionals, and media outlets circulate tax planning tips. But good tax planning is a discipline that takes place all year long – not just on April 14th. Florida residents and...more
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