October 2016

Regulations have now been approved in four states (Ohio, Florida, Tennessee, and Nebraska) for the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act which permits disabled individuals (if they were disabled before age 26) or their families to set up a special savings account (similar to...

A common question of executors is how much they are entitled to for serving as an executor (someone who is responsible for gathering or collecting the resources belonging to the estate or to which estate is entitled, selling property of the estate, paying all bills,...

The IRS recently proposed regulations that attack estate and gift tax planning of family businesses. Business owners, with taxable estates (presently $5.45 million) often take advantage of valuation discounts by the use of limited liability companies (LLCs), and family limited partnerships, etc. by making gifts...