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Estate Planning

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...

Over the past several years, Congress encouraged donors over 70 ½ years of age to give funds from their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) to charities by not subjecting the donor to income taxation which is normally the case when an individual makes a withdrawal from...

By Richard W. Jackson, CFP®, CRPC, Principal Schlindwein Associates, LLC     Having enough resources to maintain one’s lifestyle throughout retirement is a major concern for most retirees. Social Security income can play a vital role in enjoying a comfortable retirement. With this in mind, the following provides a brief history...