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St. Louis Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorneys
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Planning for the International Client - Estate planning for the international client can be tricky. This article looks at the estate tax treatment of U.S. citizens and non-resident aliens. The article then looks at an example of someone who lived in the U.S. and then departed. The post Planning for the International Client appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 6: Taxes - An estate plan considers many important aspects. One of the many aspects to consider is the impact of taxes. This article examines some of the many ways consideration of taxes might impact an estate plan The post 6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 6: Taxes appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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Dead Hand Control: How Much is Too Much? - This article examines trying to exert control over your beneficiaries after death. Often, clients try to dictate the exact manner in which funds are used. Usually, it is a better course to give the trustee discretion. The post Dead Hand Control: How Much is Too Much? appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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Planning for the Unexpected - This article examines the death of Charlotte Fox, one of the most famous mount climbers ever, who fell down her stairs at home. You never know what risks might be around the corner, so you should be prepared. The article looks at the elements of a basic plan. The post Planning for the Unexpected appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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Are You Getting All Your Veterans Benefits? - For the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, as well as surviving spouses and dependents of those men and women, the United States offers a wide range of benefits and assistance programs. Most veterans are aware of the benefits available to them through some of the more well-known programs; however, veterans […] The post Are You Getting All Your Veterans Benefits? appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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Donor Advised Funds: IRS Issues New Ruling - A new ruling addresses whether a donor advised fund may satisfy charitable pledges by the donor/advisor. It now may do so, as long as certain requirements are met. Read the article to learn more about how donor advised funds are a great tool for charitable giving. The post Donor Advised Funds: IRS Issues New Ruling appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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No Charitable Deduction in 2018? - The tax bills passed by the House and Senate would eliminate deductibility of state income tax and nearly double the standard deduction, dramatically reducing the number of people who would benefit from itemizing their deductions. As a result, most people would get no tax benefit from their charitable contributions. This article examines how a Donor Advised Fund could allow donors to make a contribution this year, getting a tax benefit, and then release the funds to charities in the future. The post No Charitable Deduction in 2018? appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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A Special Option for Special Kids - When planning for children with special needs, it takes special care to preserve their eligibility for public benefits. An ABLE account is a new way to preserve eligibility while gaining tax advantages. Read on to learn more about this new tool in planning for those who were disabled by age 26. The post A Special Option for Special Kids appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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Survey Says LGBT Community Worried about Support as They Age - Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community have spent decades fighting for equality and for an end to prejudice. Just when they are finally starting to see tangible results in areas such as the right to marry, another concern surfaces. Three out of four adults age 45 and older who are lesbian, [ ] The post Survey Says LGBT Community Worried about Support as They Age appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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Creve Coeur Probate Law Basics - At some point in your life, there is a very good chance that you will be directly involved in the probate of an estate. Whether you were appointed to oversee the process or as a beneficiary/heir of the estate, knowledge of the probate process and the applicable laws will be critical. Even if you manage [ ] The post Creve Coeur Probate Law Basics appeared first on Amen, Gantner & Capriano | Your Estate Matters, L.L.C..
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