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Estate Planning

Digital Asset Planning

Posted on: July 21st, 2012
Today nearly everyone in America and throughout the developed and developing world has a kind of very valuable asset that was almost completely unknown just 20 years age - their digital assets. Although they are very valuable, very few have any kind of plan to do anything to prevent their digital assets becoming irretrievable and therefore lost when they become incapacitated or die. ...

The Still Uncertain Future of the Death Tax

Posted on: December 11th, 2010
Therefore, the most likely scenario for 2010 is that Congress will either offer an option for those who die in 2010 before the enactment of changes in the death tax or will make whatever change they finally agree on prospective only. Of course, the ability of the Congress to do nothing has to always be considered, so the $1 Million exemption may actually come back in 2011. ...

The Future of the Death Tax

Posted on: December 10th, 2010
In 2001, the Congress adopted a 10-year plan for the death tax, also called the estate tax. It provided for each person's exemption to increase from $1 million in 2001 to $3.5 million in 2009, be unlimited in 2010, and return to $1 million in 2010. The highest tax rate for amounts in excess of the exemption is 45% in 2009 and will be 55% in 2011 under that law....

Couples face challenges with planning estate for second marriage

Posted on: December 8th, 2010
Napierville, Illinios, estate planning attorney Richard W. Kuhn published the following incisive article in the September 16 edition of the Napierville Sun. It is very worthwhile reading for anyone in a blended family. ...

"Family Wealth Legacy" Stories

Posted on: December 7th, 2010
As I have noted before on this blog, true estate planning is about more than just planning how to pass on your financial wealth....
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