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Gifts Your Family Will Love but the IRS Won’t Tax

What changes will we see to the tax code in the near future?

At this point it is all speculation but don’t let that prevent you from making tax-free annual exclusion, medical-payment, and educational gifts to or for the benefit of your loved ones.  

Make Annual Exclusion Gifts

  Annual exclusion gifts are transfers of money or property in...
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6 Critical Things You Should Have at Your First Estate Planning Meeting

If you are thinking about putting together an estate plan, it is important to consult with an attorney who is knowledgeable and experienced in this area of law.

Your initial meeting with an estate planning attorney is a good opportunity to discuss your family’s financial situation as well as your concerns and goals. If you are...
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What It Means to Be a Power of Attorney: The Basics

For most people, the phrase “power of attorney” means very little. Even for those educated on the subject, it is easy to forget exactly who serves what role and why.

Whether you are unfamiliar with the concept or simply need of a refresher, keep reading to learn what it means to be an agent under a...
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