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IRS posts final Form 8960 instructions for Net Investment Income Tax

USA - March 4 2014 The Internal Revenue Service has posted final instructions to Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts, to its…

Death, taxes and miles: where do your frequent flyer miles go when you’re gone?

USA - January 30 2013 When someone passes away, usually their next of kin, agent or fiduciary will begin to compile a list of the decedent's assets. Rarely will such a…

Cynthia D. Kennedy

A will is not enough: an estate planning lesson from Whitney Houston’s passing

USA - March 14 2012 A recent Forbes.com article speculates that Whitney Houston’s estate will be worth anywhere between $10 and $20 million, or more.

Kimberly E. Civins

Estate Tax Account Transcripts Available on IRS.gov

USA - May 15 2018 Estate tax transcripts can now be accessed online through the IRS website. “The ability to access those transcripts online is a significant milestone…

Don’t get stuck with a non-deductible conservation easement

USA - October 6 2014 The increasingly popular conservation easement charitable deduction allows a landowner to deduct a portion of the value of a piece of land by…

Kimberly E. Civins