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All sellers focus on the amount they are selling their business for and how they are going to get paid. That makes perfect sense. However, it is rare they spend time planning for how the sale proceeds will be taxed. This could result in a tax savings of approximately 15% and a sizeable amount of… continue reading
Every estate plan should include a document naming someone else to handle medical decisions when you are no longer able to. The terminology most commonly associated with this document includes: a medical directive, advanced directive, living will, patient advocate, and health care power of attorney. No matter the name, this document contains important language about… continue reading
One of the primary reasons people create a trust is to avoid probate. A revocable living trust is the most typical trust used to ensure that your wishes are carried out. But sometimes this well-intended plan falls short if the trust is never funded. I always tell clients that their estate plan is not done… continue reading