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Tennessee Estate Planning: Tax Exemption Changes in 2012, 2013 and After
Posted on: December 21st, 2012
The State of Tennessee approved a retroactive repeal of gift tax. The appeal affects all gifts made on or after January 1, 2012. Residents of Tennessee no longer have the liability of a state gift tax....
Historic Nazi Gun Inherited – Now For Sale
Posted on: December 16th, 2012
Gun buy-back programs at police stations offer $50 to $100 payouts for the surrendering of firearms. The programs, held at local police stations around the country, are offered in an effort to keep unnecessary firearms off the streets....
North Carolina Estate Planning for Caregivers: 3 Important Documents
Posted on: December 6th, 2012
Long-term planning for ourselves and our aging relatives requires careful thought and important decisions, and it’s essential to have valid copies of necessary paperwork to ensure proper care. Chapel Hill elder law attorneys at TrustCounsel prepared a list of three key documents essential to any estate plan, particularly those that involve caregivers....
The Clock is Ticking on 2012 Planning Opportunties
Posted on: August 25th, 2012
Will the Bush tax cuts expire on December 31, 2012? Will they be extended for all taxpayers or discontinued for top earners? The current estate and gift tax rates are also due to expire. What we have for the next few months is an historic opportunity in estate planning....