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Tuesday January 23, 2018

California Mudslide Relief
Washington News
At 3:30 AM on January 9, an intense rainstorm dropped ½ inch of rain in five minutes just east of Santa Barbara, California. The hillsides north...
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GiftLaw Pro is a complete charitable giving and tax information service inside the GiftLaw website...
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A very popular option for a parent with children is called the "Give It Twice" trust. This is a trust funded when the...
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The GiftLaw Calculator is a planned gifts calculator for professionals that follows the IRS format. Click here to access and run charitable deduction calculations for your favorite gift plan...
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Husband and Wife established irrevocable Trusts 1 and 2 primarily for the benefit of their children. While the Trusts had generation skipping transfer (GST) tax potential, it was also possible that a...
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On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was enacted. The White House and Congress had three goals. First, they wanted to simplify the code by doubling the standard deduction. This would...
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Barbara Banker started with nothing. She did not own a bank, nor did she have anything to place in the bank. Barbara lived in a midsized town and worked in the local hardware store where the store...
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