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Apr 09, 2020

Executing New Jersey Estate Planning Documents during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our daily lives. Social distancing measures advanced by the CDC (i.e., maintaining six feet of distance, no group gatherings, wearing masks outside, setting aside documents traveling in the mail for 2-3 days to allow the virus to die on surfaces) are designed to slow the spread of the virus by flattening the curve and keep us safe.» Read More

Nov 20, 2018

Income Tax – the “Other” Tax in Estate Planning

Many people are aware of the increased federal estate tax exemptions (approximately $11.2 million plus a COLA adjustment for a decedent dying in 2018 through December 31, 2025 and then reverting to $5.0 plus COLA) along with the elimination of New Jersey estate tax (but not its Inheritance tax which remains in effect). » Read More

Nov 15, 2018

New Jersey Tax Amnesty – A Timely Gift from the State of NJ

New Jersey just implemented the 2018 New Jersey Tax Amnesty Program.  During the period that begins November 15, 2018, and ends January 15, 2019, taxpayers have an opportunity to file past due tax returns and/or pay back taxes along with one-half of the interest due and no penalties.» Read More