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Be Wary of Living Trust Scams

Many seniors in the U.S. fall victim to living trust scammers who scare and intimidate their victims into purchasing worthless, unnecessary trusts. Seniors need to know what to look out for to avoid being victims. Going through probate can be burdens… Read More
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President Obama's Proposed Tax Changes for Estates

The last proposed budget of Barack Obama's presidency contains several changes to the tax codes important to estate planning. President Obama has submitted his last budget proposal to Congress. It contains many of the same changes to the tax cod… Read More
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Procrastinating on Filing Your 2012 Tax Return? Don’t Sweat It

The IRS still needs time to prepare dozens of other forms and software programs for new and retroactive tax exemptions, credits, and other provisions tucked into the fiscal cliff bill, passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in early January… Read More
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Tax Breaks Available for Supporting Elderly Parents in Ann Arbor

You might be able to claim your parent as a dependent, take a dependency care tax credit, write off your mom or dad’s medical expenses or get some combination of these tax breaks. It’s that time again – Uncle Sam is knocking on your door and re… Read More
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Deduction Limitations Impact Wealthy Donors in Ann Arbor

While most people are fixated on tax rate increases adding to their income tax bill in 2013 and beyond, very few people are aware that the Pease limitation reinstatement can add to their income tax bills by phasing out some key itemized deductions. A… Read More
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The Highlights of 2012 in Ann Arbor

Regrettably, you did not win the $587.5 million Powerball lottery. And, although you survived the Mayan apocalypse, this is no time to relax. We have segued right over the “fiscal cliff” and into the new economic reality zone.     … Read More
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The Highlights of 2012 in Ann Arbor

Regrettably, you did not win the $587.5 million Powerball lottery. And, although you survived the Mayan apocalypse, this is no time to relax. We have segued right over the “fiscal cliff” and into the new economic reality zone.     This… Read More
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