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"Just Smoke And Mirrors": Trump Soaking The Rich? Eh, Not Really

So now Donald Trump’s gone and done something serious. Bummer.

But actually, don’t sweat it, because if you look a little more closely and… 918 more words

Tax Cuts

Is a Partnership or a Trust better to Save Estate Taxes?

This column first appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on  September 9, 2015.

Dear Mr. Premack: We own a few properties in Austin and hope to minimalize the estate taxes.  655 more words

Estate Planning

This is Bernie Sanders philosophy 

Let’s say you are age 65 with four grown children. You have worked, saved and invested all your life. You were prudent in protecting your family and have a good amount of life insurance. 246 more words


How to determine if you need to worry about estate taxes

Here’s a simplified way to project your estate tax exposure. Take the value of your estate, net of any debts. Also subtract any assets that will pass to charity on your death. 190 more words


Yep, the Walton heirs' wealth is inherently unfair.

As part of his stump speech, Bernie Sanders makes the observation that the Walton family — those people who inherited the wealth of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart — this single family has as much wealth… 954 more words