While planning your estate, you’ll carefully consider what to give to each of your beneficiaries carefully—your spouse, children, grandchildren, other relatives, and even friends. But there is one thing that you may not have yet considered: federal estate taxes. One of the many roles an … [Read more...] about Will You Be Subject to Federal Estate Tax Payments Upon Your Death?
Have you been named the executor of someone’s will and/or estate? It may seem like an easy task, but it isn’t. An executor is a person who finishes up the details of someone’s life when they pass on. An executor is more than just a ceremonial role. If you’ve been named as the executor of … [Read more...] about What Duties Are Required if You Are The Executor of an Estate in Glenview, IL?
Planning your final affairs is never an enjoyable activity. Most people really don’t want to think about what they need to deal with when they pass away. Is this you? Think about is not only what will happen to you, but what will happen to your spouse, children, and any relatives or friends who … [Read more...] about Poor Estate Planning Affects Your Heirs in Chicago
Because the world is still in flux with the lingering effects of the pandemic, estate planning may not be a the top of your list. However, current events make it the best time to pay attention to the so-called “gift tax” so you can take advantage while the maximum limits have been more than … [Read more...] about Estate Planning And The Gift Tax In 2020—What You Should Know
You may have heard about the SECURE Act that brings changes to retirement and estate planning. If you haven’t spoken with your estate planner yet, it may be time to schedule that appointment. The formal name is the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 and became … [Read more...] about The SECURE Act Can Affect Your Estate Planning