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Jan 03, 2019

It’s a New Year! A Perfect Time to Review Your Estate Plan

Happy New Year!  It’s time to make resolutions, start fresh, and maybe even find time to review your estate plan or lack thereof.  As with the time-honored tradition of joining a new fitness center or making the effort to actually attend the one you have been paying for all year, my practice sees an increase in clients, both current and new, during the first few months of the year.  » Read More

Oct 26, 2018

Treatment of Capital Gains Reinvested in Qualified Opportunity Zones

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on December 22, 2017, is the biggest overhaul to our Federal Income Tax Code.  It reduces tax rates, eliminates certain deductions, and enhances other deductions and tax credits.  One significant change is the treatment of capital gains invested in a qualified opportunity zoneRead More

Oct 09, 2018

Manafort’s Trial Reminds Us of Looming OVDP Deadline

With the trial of Paul Manafort in the news, I have been thinking of the conversations I have had with clients about properly disclosing foreign financial assets.  Among other charges, Paul Manafort is indicted for concealing offshore accounts from the U.S.» Read More