Idaho Estate Planning - Congress Actually Considering Death Tax Reform

The House voted last week to repeal the estate tax, a longtime priority of Republicans that also spurred Democratic charges that the GOP is in the pockets of the rich. The 240-179 vote broke down largely on partisan lines, with seven Democrats voting to repeal the estate tax and three...

Idaho Estate Planning - Woman's Forged Inheritance Documents Used to Scam Friends

A Brooklyn woman scammed $300,000 from her friends by telling them she had inherited a boatload of cash but needed their dough to pay off the estate’s taxes and liens, prosecutors said Tuesday.You may have heard of inheritance scams before, but this one is slightly different.Normally a scammer...

Idaho Estate Planning - Could You Inherit a Debt?

When a loved one dies, is it possible to inherit their debt? It's a serious question for heirs, and particularly for couples who hold debt jointly. In most cases, a deceased person's debts fall to their estate for payment. However, depending on state law, shared credit relationships and the...

Idaho Estate Planning - Coach Uses Living Trust to Benefit Former Players

The fact that late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith left $200 each to about 180 players he'd coached over the years is all over the press. The small payouts come not from Smith's will but from his revocable living trust—an estate planning tool that also merits attention (if not...

Idaho Estate Planning - Learning From Mr. Read's Estate Plan

A thrifty lifestyle, solid investing acumen, plenty of patience and the benefits of compounding were at the center of the story of Ronald Read—the quiet and simple-living Vermonter who enjoyed playing the stock market and left behind a nearly $8 million estate when he died last year at the age...
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