Family and Taxes

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  • August 19, 2010

    It is easy to get caught up in the emotional turmoil of divorce. However, it’s important to seek divorce advice in order to handle the financial issues that can come up during the division of assets. Property division, custody arrangements, and...

  • August 19, 2010

    For most couples, divorce is traumatic and ranks among the top five most stressful experiences a person can endure in a lifetime.  In addition to the emotional angst felt by the divorcing couple (and their children and pets, if there are any),...

  • August 19, 2010

    It is easy to get caught up in the emotional turmoil of divorce. However, it’s important to seek tax advice in order to handle the financial issues that can come up during the division of assets. Property division, custody arrangements, and...

  • August 15, 2010

    When an asset is sold, its cost basis is used instead of the actual purchase price to determine the accurate capital gain or loss for capital gains tax purposes.  This is very important to remember because it can result in a tremendous difference...

  • August 13, 2010

    Protecting your property from estate tax, so that your family can receive more upon your death, is an admirable act. After all, many people do not take the time to do this and in turn leave their beneficiary with much less than they could have....

  • August 13, 2010

    Many people do not know the first thing about estate tax. For this reason, they are surprised to find that they owe money on property that has been inherited....