The Estate Tax Ball is About to Drop!

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There are only a few days left before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st and the tax law changes. Or will it?

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How the New Estate Tax Exclusion Affects Your Estate Plan

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On December 17th, Congress revised the estate tax with a new law, TRA 2010, that sets the exclusion amount at $5 million per person for 2010 – 2012. However, this temporary adjustment to the estate...

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Consumer Reports Recommends American Academy

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The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys was recommended in the January 2009 Consumer Reports Money Adviser newsletter. The article “How to Avoid Inheritance Feuds” focuses on techniques for avoiding conflict after a loved one...

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Money Magazine Recognizes American Academy!

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In the January 2009 issue of Money Magazine, Walecia Konrads article entitled "Keep It In The Family" focuses on making sure the wealth youve worked so hard to accumulate will go to the people you...

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American Academy Mentioned in Money Magazine

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The September issue of Money Magazine has an article entitled,"20 Timeless Money Rules." Rule 17, Exiting Gracefully, is particularly significant because it emphasizes the importance of putting together your estate plan. The recommendation of Money...

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