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Weddings: Quick and Easy Tax Guide For Those Getting Married and Newlyweds

Posted: July 14, 2014

The excitement, joy and anticipation of getting married can be almost overwhelming. With the planning that goes into the wedding it is easy to overlook the tax implications of marriage. Although taxes are probably not high on your summer wedding plan checklist, it is important to be aware of the tax changes that come along… Read more »

US Citizens Living Outside America: Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedure Offers Tax and Compliance Relief

Posted: June 19, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I had someone come in my office who has lived abroad since he was 7 years old. He is a citizen of the United States and Netherlands. He has never filed United States income tax returns. We discussed the general rule that US citizens must file returns and pay tax… Read more »

Philip Seymour Hoffman: Estate Planning Lessons For Us and Especially Women

Posted: March 04, 2014

The sad and tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman at age 46 last month is yet another reminder of the importance of estate planning. Most of us go along each day not thinking or worrying about what would happen to our loved ones if we suddenly died. Some, in an attempt to be conscientious, draft… Read more »

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The Biggest (Tax) Loser: Misguided Gifts of Real Estate By Uninformed Do It Yourselfers, Realtors & Attorneys

Posted: January 10, 2014

With the increase of the federal estate tax exemption to $5,340,000 in 2014, most taxpayers are not subject to federal estate taxes. The focus for many now has shifted to the income tax implications that arise when wealth passes to the next generation. With no regard to the income tax implications, many times elderly people… Read more »

Small Businesses: 8 Great Year-End Tax Planning Tips and Tricks: A Must Read

Posted: December 22, 2013

The arrival of year-end presents special opportunities for most small businesses to take steps in lowering their tax liability. The starting point is to run projections to determine the income and tax bracket for this year and what it may be next year. Once this is known, decisions can be made as to whether any… Read more »

Estate Planning 2013: Now What? A Must Read For Everyone

Posted: November 26, 2013

On Thanksgiving when you look around the room at your loved ones, think about whether they are legally protected with an estate plan that works to protect them and minimize taxes when you were gone. Estate Planning 2013: Now What? A Must Read For Everyone.

Fraud Alert: Latest Reprehensible Tax and Financial Scam: Phony Charitable Contributions To Aid Typhoon Victims

Posted: November 19, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service has just issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.  As most of us know, on Nov. 8, 2013, this typhoon known as Yolanda in the Philippines – made landfall in the central Philippines, bringing strong winds and heavy rains that have resulted in… Read more »

Renewed Warning: IRS Tax Scam Alert and What To Do To Protect Yourself: Scary and Disturbing Tactics By Phony IRS Agents

Posted: November 02, 2013

The IRS just renewed its October, 2013 warning about a pervasive phone scam that continues to target people across the nation, including recent immigrants. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration called it the largest scam of its kind. As of March 20, this tax division reported that it has received reports of over 20,000… Read more »

Same-Sex Marriage Tax Guide: 16 Essential Tax Rules and Tips

Posted: October 17, 2013

Federal tax rules for same-sex couples have recently been issued in response to the Supreme Court decision in Windsor, No. 12-307 (U.S. 6/26/13). This landmark case invalidated a key provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) and resulted in major changes in the tax landscape for many same-sex partners. These new tax rules… Read more »

2013 Year End Tax Planning Strategies: Learn What Can Be Done Now To Save Taxes and Prevent Costly Mistakes

Posted: October 08, 2013

As the year-end quickly approaches, there is still time to do some year-end tax planning. This 2013 tax year will be tough on many taxpayers due to recent tax law changes and the uncertain future of tax reform. Basically, taxpayers will have to deal with the following recent tax law changes: Higher marginal income tax… Read more »

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