What are the Tax Brackets for Next Year?
People pay many different kinds of taxes. You file an income tax return every spring, pay sales taxes when you buy things and pay property taxes if you own a home. These taxes apply to nearly everyone.
What’s the Latest with Aretha Franklin’s Estate?
Aretha Franklin’s long-standing $7.8 million debt to the Internal Revenue Service has been paid in full, her estate says in a new court filing.
What’s Latest on Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman’s Estate?
At the time of Boseman’s death, news came to light that he had married Taylor Simone Ledward a few months earlier and that he had no will.
When are You Required to File a Gift Tax Return?
The IRS wants to know how much you’re gifting over the course of your lifetime. This is because while gifts may be based on generosity, they are also a strategy for avoiding taxes, including estate taxes, reports The Street in a recent article “Do I Need to File a Gift Tax Return?” Knowing whether you…
How Do I Talk to My Parents About Estate Planning?
If you have a parent over the age of, say, 65, thoughts about their future may have started to creep into your mind. But because end-of-life planning can be emotional and overwhelming, it’s tempting to put these conversations off — and even more pleasing to avoid them altogether. If there’s a lesson to be learned from the pandemic, however, it’s that waiting until the last minute to prepare is seldom a good idea.
What Can Trusts Do for Me and My Family?
Trusts are often associated with the rich, but the uber-wealthy are not the only people who can benefit from using trusts. There is no minimum asset level or net worth required to set up a trust, and you can put any amount of money into a trust.
What If an Estate Owes Back Taxes?
My mother passed, and she was an administrator of my grandfather’s estate and the inheritances. The estate accumulated quite a bit of back taxes over the years. Will the IRS put a lien on that estate as well as hers to retrieve funds?
How to File Tax Return When Mom Passes Away
No one likes doing taxes, but the task is even more daunting when filing a return for someone who has died.
Will Moving to a New State Impact My Estate Planning?
However, if you are retired and no longer generating employment income, you should make sure you weigh the financial implications of any potential move.
What are Biggest Blunders in Wealth Transfer?
We are approaching the biggest wealth transfer ever, as Baby Boomers prepare to hand off their life savings to their heirs. However, will their heirs actually get the full amount of the wealth intended for them…or will a large amount be lost to unnecessary taxes?