Maybe you’ve already heard? You have two extra days to file your taxes this year. On another high note, you don’t have to understand the new tax law for this year’s return. What will one do with all of this extra time? Have no fear, Kiplinger is HERE, and they have written a great article, “Last-Minute Tax Tips for Procrastinators.” Sound like you? If so, tune in!
There’s a lot of T’s to cross and I’s to dot. It just so happens that this is our specialty, and we’re here to help during tax season.
You’ve heard it said that the only reason to have a trust is if you don’t trust. To some extent, that can be true. However, as estate laws change and modern families are forced to get with the times, there are other reasons too. Not only will we discuss those reasons, we will test you. There are 15 questions that a trustee of an IRA trust MUST know the answers to. So whether you are the grantor of the trust, or the trustee, answering these questions will get you ahead in your planning.
No one says it better than Ed Slott: “An inherited IRA may be a client’s single most valuable financial asset … but simple mistakes can be very costly or even fatal!” His follow-up advice to those inheriting an IRA is to “Touch nothing!” You might wonder what all the fuss is about, right? There are 10 costly mistakes that occur when inheriting an IRA. We will go through them with you one-by-one to help you avoid adding insult to injury.
And finally, what is happening with the stock market? Why should it matter to you and your portfolio? As always, we have a lot to talk about.