Tag Archives: IRS

When You May Not Be Able to Use a Financial Power of Attorney

Besides directing what happens to your finances when you pass away, a comprehensive estate plan also addresses the possibility that you could become unable to handle your financial affairs while you are still alive.

You may have signed a financial power of attorney (POA) that allows one or more people to act on your behalf if...
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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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Schedule K-1s are Due March 15th – Are You Ready?

Whether you’re a small LLC, an Electing Large Partnership LLC or an S-Corporation, March 15th marks the date you must file your 2019 tax returns (Form 1065, 1065-B, 1120S, or 2553, depending upon your business entity).

In addition to filing your taxes by this date, March 15th also marks the deadline for sending out Schedule K-1s...
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The SECURE Act: the Good, the Bad and the Confusing

On January 1, 2020, the most impactful retirement account legislation in decades became law.

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) will have a positive impact for many older Americans but could have negative tax consequences for many beneficiaries of their retirement accounts.  

The Good and the Bad (and the Confusing)

  The SECURE Act...
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