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Double-Duty Giving with Charitable Gift Annuities

If you’re charitably inclined, you may wish to consider a charitable gift annuity, which combines the benefits of an immediate income tax deduction and a lifetime income stream...

Tax Law Effect on Estates and Inherited Property

A tax law change enacted in 2015 warrants your attention. It generally prohibits the income tax basis of inherited property from exceeding the property’s fair market value (FMV). Let's take a look.

Naming a Minor as Beneficiary: Unintended Outcomes

A common estate planning mistake is to designate a minor as beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement plan. You mean well, but doing so can have significant undesirable consequences.

Provide for Your Spouse, Then Kids, With QTIP Trust

If you want to preserve as much wealth as possible for your children, but you leave property to your spouse outright, a QTIP trust may be the answer. What is it? Let's take a look.

Beware of Tax Liability if You've Received an Inheritance

Most people are genuinely appreciative of inheritances. But sometimes it may be too good to be true, and produce a significant income tax liability. Let's take a look.

IRA Rollover Deadline Waiver

If you receive a distribution from an employer plan (such as when you change jobs or retire) and you don’t roll over the funds into an IRA or new plan within 60 days, you can lose these benefits.

5 Estate Planning Tips for the Sandwich Generation

The “sandwich generation” are people who find themselves caring for both their children and their parents at the same time. In some cases, this includes providing parents with financial support.

Have You Taken State Estate Taxes Into Account?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has doubled the federal gift and estate tax exemption, but it’s important to consider how state estate or inheritance taxes may affect your estate plan.

Gifting Cash Tax-Free with Annual Exclusion

The 2017 gift tax annual exclusion allows you to give up to $14,000 per recipient tax-free without using up any of your $5.49 million lifetime gift tax exemption. A great way to give at year-end!

Ask a Trust Officer: Dow High Can It Go?

The DJIA recently crossed the 24,000 mark for the first time. Investors are wondering, "How much higher can the stock market go?" Here's a look.

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