Kristen E. Simmons, an attorney with Oshins & Associates, provides her insight on how decanting an irrevocable trust can be a useful way to address concerns clients may have that can delay completion of their estate or insurance planning. Simmons looks at the common reasons client will decant a trust and provides a checklist for advisors to use when determining whether a trust can be decanted.
Selecting a business entity or organization form can be intimidating and confusing, yet it is an important decision for business owners and one that can have far-reaching consequences. This article looks at the different tax implications, characteristics and administrative requirements for common business types and provides an overview of how the owner’s selection may complement or detract from the business’s ultimate objectives.
Much has been written about the CARES Act and its effects on business owners. This article, part 1 of a 2-part overview, looks at the individual tax benefits under the CARES Act, including changes involving tax-advantaged health accounts and charitable deductions, a refundable tax credit, and suspension of required minimum distributions.
There are three types of income buckets – taxable, tax-deferred, and tax-free. What’s in your bucket?
How do employers retain top talent? Watch this video to learn more about a key employee retention strategy.
Deena and Dave have loved their local dinosaur museum for many, many years. So much so, that they donate to the dinosaur museum every year. But when it came time to figuring out the best tax strategies for charitable giving, they thought it would be as confusing as spelling brachiosaurus. Watch this video to learn about the three places your money can go when you pass away – your beneficiaries, the government, or to your favorite charities.