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Estate Administration Tax Act Amendments

As if your job as Executor were not onerous enough, as of January 1, 2015 the Government of Ontario is throwing a few more bricks in your basket. 286 more words

Step-Up, Pay-Up & Shut-Up

Predicting support among relatively affluent leftists for President Obama’s proposed elimination of the step-up in tax basis at death is probably a simple matter of knowing whether they have a surviving parent or whether they have a bequest motive of their own. 668 more words

Economic Growth

Tonight's State of the Union - One Tax Change Explained

Tonight President Obama will give the State of the Union Address to the country. Among various other tax changes one particular item caught my eye. 139 more words

Investing/Financial Planning

Obama to call for new tax increases in State of the Union address

  • President Obama plans to call for billions in tax increases on top earners – including a hike in investment tax rates — in order to fund new tax credits and other measures the White House claims will help the middle class.
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Estate Tax

Habang nagrereview ako ng estate tax, I can’t help but ask myself, “When I die at age 40, will I get to pay estate tax? If yes, how much?” Not that I really want to pay estate tax. 288 more words




“The market has proved itself the supreme engine of innovation, production, and distribution. But as it careens ahead, its method — heedless of little beyond profits — is what Joseph Schumpeter called ‘creative destruction.’ In its economic theory, capitalism employs the model of equilibrium; in practice its very nature drives it toward disequilibrium. 1,296 more words

Do I Still Need a Trust?

It used to be very common for estate plans to include a two-part trust scheme, often called an AB trust, designed to avoid or minimize estate taxes. 673 more words

Wills And Estates