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To Gift, or Not to Gift

The topic of gifting assets is often an important discussion in the world of estate planning.  Generally, a main point of gifting is to remove assets from the estate of the donor to avoid potential estate taxes on the asset.  416 more words

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Rankings Round-up: We're Richer, Taxed Less, and Careful with What We Have

You’ve probably noticed that there are new rankings and South Dakota mentions in the news every day. Some of them are relevant to economic development and warrant an in-depth look and others, not so much. 184 more words

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In Estate Planning, Where There's a Will There's a Way

An August 15, 2014 article, by Robert Wood, in Forbes.com, told how many large companies, such as GM and Merck, pay zero taxes. It told how Apple avoided $9 billion in US taxes in 2012, according to a US Senate Report issued in 2013. 232 more words

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