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Listen Up, Rust Belt

Alan Zendell, May 23, 2017

Of all the constituencies that made up Donald Trump’s base, the one I found most perplexing was the so-called white working class Rust Belt. 844 more words


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Tax reform – yikes! Always supposed to simplify but always ends up being more complicated!

If you are a nonprofit/fundraiser, you should be concerned. Presidential proposals in the past have been very frightening to nonprofits who rely mainly on tax deductible gifts. 565 more words

If Trump Repeals the Estate Tax, the Federal Government Will Hardly Notice

Despite the hype, the death of the so-called death tax isn’t that big of a deal for the U.S. government.

The repeal of the estate tax, which is one of the main provisions of the… 495 more words


One of Trump’s headline tax cuts would have saved him $31 million in taxes in 2005

Two of US president Donald Trump’s tax cut plans announced today stand out as being clearly beneficial to…Donald Trump and his family.

  • The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): Designed to ensure that the super-rich have at least one loophole they can’t jump through—or, as…
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High points of the Tax Reform Announcement due out today... Our favorite and least favorite

So we finally get through Tax Season, sunset the tax discussions until next year, and along comes an announcement that tax reform plans are due out today. 335 more words

Investing/Financial Planning

These Are the 14 States With the Worst 'Death Taxes'

Death and taxes are inevitable, but you may be able to do something to avoid the so-called death tax.

While you can’t sidestep paying federal estate taxes, you can dodge state estate taxes, depending on where you live. 579 more words


Connecticut Estate Taxes Part 1

For Connecticut residents who die on or after January 1, 2005, Connecticut imposes a state estate tax. This is in addition to the federal estate tax. 514 more words

Estate Planning