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Income Taxes, Agents, and Preparers Oh My!

Are you thinking about having your return done for you? A Brief Income Tax Checklist for those hiring or changing their tax preparer For many clients, the thought of doing your own income tax return is tantamount to doing your own tooth extraction. You probably could, but who wants to. And, the likelihood of making …

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Veteran’s Benefits Can Help With Assisted Living Costs

Many clients prefer to remain in an assisted living setting rather than make the move to a nursing home. The Veteran’s Administration Aid and Attendance Benefit can help extend your or your family member’s stay in an assisted living facility and delay the transition to a nursing home. Assisted living facilities cannot receive Medicaid payments …

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Getting an inheritance tax waiver on investment account

During an estate administration process there are probate and non-probate assets. Non-probate assets typically transfer with ease to the surviving joint owner or named beneficiary. Now there may be an unexpected additional requirement that can slow the transfer process. Investment accounts such as stock, bond or mutual fund accounts owned through an adviser or investment …

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Roll Back Taxes and Natural Gas Leases

As previously discussed, we have many clients who have found themselves in the midst of the Oil and Natural Gas craze that has swept through Pennsylvania (PA). As I have come across nuances in the leasing process and potential pitfalls I have tried to apprise you of them. Recently, we had a client who …

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Can Estate Planning or Will Make Your Spouse Happy?

Many spouses express fear and grave concerns that they would not know what to do if a spouse or loved one dies.  They are terrified when you don’t have a will, trust, or estate plan and a list of people and instructions to guide them. And, if you are the primary bread winner and/or have …

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Want Estate Planning That Works Under The New Federal Estate Tax? It’s Time Upgrade To First Class or Business Class Estate Planning(TM)

Are you are a business owner or professional, a real estate investor or entrepreneur who has been putting off your estate planning because it’s too time consuming, costly, or complicated? Have you been promising a spouse, children or other loved ones that you’re going to “get around to” this but just never do? Has it …

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