Month: January 2018
Video: Do I Need to File My Last Will and Testament Anywhere?
Once you have finalized your Last Will and Testament, do you need to file it anywhere? Check out the answer, in Siedentopf Law’s latest video: […]
Charitable Bequests Under The New Tax Act
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code, took effect at the beginning of 2018. The Act can potentially impact the manner in which individuals and families donate funds to their favorite charitable organizations.The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act did not eliminate charitable giving bequests (as it did with other tax exemptions), but it did change the rules of this tax and estate planning tool. Under the new guidelines, the standard tax deduction has increased from $6,350 […]
Estate Planning Tips for the New Year
t’s the New Year! Time to make personal resolutions and set goals for 2018. As you work through and prioritize your To Do list, Siedentopf Law has advice on some of the estate planning items you can tackle this year.Reviewing Your Will, Trust, Power of Attorney, and Advance Directive for Health Care: An estate plan is a collection of living documents – your will and/or trust, power of attorney, and medical advance directives. As changes happen within your family or business st […]