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Money and Trusts, Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 in Estate Planning, San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on Money and Trusts, Frequently Asked Questions

Money and Trusts, FAQ Marty Schneider, the Retirement Professor, asked me questions the following questions on our radio show today: What happens to money outside of the Trust when the trust creator dies? The money must be transferred to the Trust but may require court orders to make the transfer. Smaller amounts of money can be transferred through the use of Affadavits. How can you make sure that life insurance is in the Trust? You can look in our your original policy or ask the insurance administrator or company to provide that information. How can you make sure the bank accounts are in...

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Christmas in July: Federal Gift Tax

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in Estate Planning, Taxes | Comments Off on Christmas in July: Federal Gift Tax

The Federal Gift Tax and You What is the gift tax? Do I owe a gift tax? Do I need to report all gifts to the IRS? There are certain amounts and ways to give gifts tax free to your descendants and friends both during your life and through a properly arranged Estate Plan. What’s important is to learn the rules, set up a clear Estate Plan with Gary  (858-549-8600) and make sure your loved ones and finances are all squared away. What is the federal gift tax? The gift tax is a federal tax that applies to all the gifts you make in a lifetime. Lucky for most, unless you live in Connecticut or...

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