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CHARITABLE GIVING STRATEGIES UNDER NEW TAX LAW
CHARITABLE GIVING STRATEGIES UNDER NEW TAX LAW

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will apply to taxpayers starting in 2018. With the increase in standard deduction and estate tax exemption, many of our typical tax strategies are evolving. According to the Tax Policy Center’s latest estimate, this tax legislation could reduce ...

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  • BUSINESS MEALS AND ENTERTAINMENT

    The Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) signed into law on December 22, 2017 changed the deductibility of business meals and entertainment for 2018. Prior to ...

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  • Tax Breaks from Charitable Gift-Giving

    Gift-giving can establish a meaningful legacy for your estate . Federal taxes also allow various tax deductions if your donation goes to an eligible ...

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  • Bypass Trusts: Are They Now Obsolete?

    By: Jim Dossey, MS, MBA, JD Bypass trusts, also known as credit-shelter trusts, have long been the method of choice for avoiding estate tax. In the ...

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  • Powerful Combo: Family Limited Partnerships & Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts

    By: Jim Dossey, MS, MBA, JD For our clients with significant means (> $5MM net worth for individuals, > $10MM net worth for marrieds), family limited ...

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  • Texas Homestead Tax Exemption Vs. Homestead Liability Protections

    By: Jim Dossey, MS, MBA, JD Many Texas property owners know that they should apply for the Texas homestead tax exemption to reduce their property ...

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  • Thinking of Expatriating? Consider Estate and Tax Planning Consequences First...

    By: Jim Dossey, MS, MBA, JD According to a front page story in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, June 17 th , record numbers of Americans are giving ...

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  • The Real Reason Liam Neeson Became a US Citizen... Estate Tax

    By: Jim Dossey, MS, MBA, JD - Liam Neeson is an Irish actor that has had a number of successful films, including Schindler's List, Star Wars Episode ...

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  • Andy Rooney - Poor Estate Planning Likely Costs His Heirs $2.3MM in Estate Tax

    By: Jim Dossey, MS, MBA, JD - Andy Rooney, the folksy and offbeat commentator for 60 Minutes, died in November 2011 at the age of 92. At the time of ...

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  • The Last Will and Testament of Philip Seymour Hoffman - How Not Being Married Can Cost Your Estate Dearly in Estate Tax

    By: Jim Dossey, MS, MBA, JD - Philip Seymour Hoffman, a highly talented and accomplished American actor and director, appeared in over 50 films over ...

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