Estate Planning

There are often misconceptions on some basic tax issues in planning (income, gifts, estate, etc.). The following describes some of the common issues where there is a lack of understanding. Trusts do not need a separate tax identification number if you retain enough control Since you retain...

As the famous late N.Y. Yankee, Yogi Berra, once said “We made too many wrong mistakes.” Executors make many “wrong mistakes.” It may be an honor to be named as an executor in someone’s Will, but there are many pitfalls and errors that an executor...

The government encourages saving for medical expenses by allowing before-tax contributions to a Health Savings Account (HSA) which can grow without taxation on the condition the funds are used for qualified medical expenses (ranging from acupuncture to vaccines and from hearing aids to dental work...