Tag: Estate Tax

Attorneys for the Rich Anxiously Await Trump’s Plan for Estate Tax

Chances are most people will never have to worry about paying a federal estate tax, since the value of most people’s estates don’t exceed $5.34 million. However, if president Trump has his way, not even the very few taxpayers that

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Why Are the Wealthy Paying Fewer Estate Taxes?

The estate tax was a hot topic throughout the election process and now that we have a new president-elect it’s sure to get an even closer look when White House leadership changes hands early next year. Or course, both candidates

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What Happens to the Wealthy if Latest Estate Tax Proposals Pass?

If you haven’t heard by now, there is a chance that wealthy business owners could be taking a big hit thanks to a proposal announced last month by the U.S. Treasury Department. We discussed this proposal in a previous blog:

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Is Obama Secretly Trying to Raise the Death Tax Again?

Democrats and Republicans have been battling over the estate, or death tax for decades. Democrats always push for a higher rate, while republicans would like to completely eliminate it. During the most recent Bush administration the death tax dropped from

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Estate Planning for High Net Worth Foreigners

While the U.S. is considered by many to be a place where the wealthy move their money away from, there are also many wealthy people from other countries that are moving more of their money into our country. So what’s

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Florida Looking to Lure More Wealthy Taxpayers

The reports regarding many of the nation’s wealthy packing up and moving to different states in order to avoid the high taxes where they currently reside continue to mount. According to one such report, David Tepper, the president of Appaloosa

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Can Life Insurance Policies Solve the Estate Tax-Retirement Conundrum?

Many top-level company executives and business owners share a common problem when it comes to planning for estate taxes and retirement. The problem is that many of these individuals wonder how they are going to both pay the necessary estate

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