AARP JK Lasser s New Rules for Estate and Tax Planning

Author: Stewart H. Welch, III
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118278410
Format: PDF, Kindle
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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. A complete guide to planning an estate under today's tax rules When it comes to an estate (no matter how big or small it may be) nothing should be left to chance. Proper planning is necessary to protect both your assets and your heirs. Estate Planning Law Specialists Harold Apolinsky and Craig Stephens and expert financial planner Stewart Welch III know this better than anyone else, and in the revised and updated edition of J.K. Lasser's New Rules for Estate and Tax Planning, they offer valuable advice and solid strategies to help you plan your estate under today's tax rules as well as preserve your wealth. Packed with up-to-the-minute facts, this practical resource covers a wealth of important issues. Reveals how new legislation will impact inheritances and trusts and offers guidance for estate and generation-skipping tax planning Explains the role of wills, executors, and trusts and shows how to treat charitable contributions Outlines the do's and don'ts of gifting and explains life insurance and retirement planning Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, this book will show how to efficiently arrange your estate today so that you can leave more to those you care about tomorrow.

J K Lasser s New Rules for Retirement and Tax

Author: Paul Westbrook
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471104759
Format: PDF, ePub
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MAKE THE MOST OF RETIREMENT PLANNING UNDER THE NEW TAX LAW "Paul Westbrook is one of America’s wisest, most principled, and articulate financial advisers. This new book is the ultimate download of his wisdom and knowledge. It will help you plan better for, and live better in, the retirement you always dreamed of having."–Tyler Mathisen, Financial Journalist "J.K. Lasser’s New Rules for Retirement and Tax is the rare financial handbook that explains complex concepts in an accessible and engaging way. It’s a must read for anyone who hopes to retire someday."–Beth Kobliner, author of Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties "Westbrook has given us more than a guidebook for retirement; he has given us a comprehensive way to understand our own plan for retirement." –Marshall Loeb, Senior Correspondent, CBS MarketWatch; former managing editor of Fortune and Money magazines J.K. Lasser–Practical Guides for All Your Financial Needs Please visit our Web site at www.jklasser.com

J K Lasser ProEstate and Business Succession Planning

Author: Russell J. Fishkind
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471214489
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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EFFECTIVE ESTATE AND BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLANNING UNDER THE NEW TAX LAW A properly designed and implemented estate and/or business succession plan is key to providing for and protecting loved ones in the most tax-efficient manner possible. A team of advisors must be assembled from the disciplines of law, insurance, finance, accounting, and tax in order to create a plan that optimizes planning opportunities incorporating both the current state of law with the current state of one's mind. J.K. Lasser Pro Estate and Business Succession Planning, Second Edition provides you with a unique and comprehensive analysis of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, the new retirement distribution rules, Section 529 education plans, and split dollar insurance guidelines. It can help professionals and experienced individuals alike take advantage of opportunities presented by the new tax law, avoid common mistakes, and understand complex estate and business succession planning techniques. Written by two attorneys who specialize in estate planning matters, this easy-to-read book provides you with complete information and strategies for a variety of issues including: * How to plan in light of the phased-in provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 * Top twenty factors to consider when creating one's Will, as well as creating a Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy * Annual Exclusion and Exemption Equivalent Planning * Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts and Crummey Notices * Charitable Remainder Trusts and Foundations * Family Limited Partnerships * Business Succession Planning Techniques * Split Dollar Plans * Section 529 education plans * Retirement distribution rules * Self-Canceling Installment Notes * Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts * GRITs, GRATs, and GRUTs And this is just a sampling of the expertise that the authors provide in a truly unique and understandable text. J.K. Lasser Pro Estate and Business Succession Planning, Second Edition contains all you need to make the most of the new tax law while navigating this complex area, and shows you how to protect and provide for loved ones for generations to come. Please visit our Web site at www.jklasser.com

J K Lasser s New Rules for Small Business Taxes

Author: Barbara Weltman
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 0471273422
Format: PDF, Mobi
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STOP PAYING MORE TAXES ON YOUR BUSINESS-TODAY! Small businesses are big news. They are profitable, flexible, and productive. But come tax time, most small business owners are at a loss. Let small business and tax expert Barbara Weltman help you maximize your deductions and minimize your payments with J.K. Lasser's New Rules for Small Business Taxes. With the new tax law in effect, many favorable tax changes have been made for small business owners-but unless you're a tax expert, you might not realize all the ways a small business can benefit from both new and current tax laws. J.K. Lasser's New Rules for Small Business Taxes gives you a complete overview of small business tax planning in an accessible and friendly manner. Focusing on strategies that help you use deductions, business income, and other aspects of your small business to save during tax time, this comprehensive guide is all you need to keep up with Uncle Sam. The invaluable advice and guidance in this book will show you how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line from a tax perspective tomorrow. In this volume, you'll find: * Detailed coverage of new tax laws and IRS rules * A complete rundown of available business expenses * Comprehensive information on each deductible expense, including dollar limits and record-keeping requirements * Clear instructions on where to report income and claim deductions on your tax forms * Sample forms and helpful checklists that will keep you organized during tax time * Planning strategies that can help you run a tax-smart business all year long-and avoid problems with the IRS J.K. Lasser-Practical Guides for All Your Financial Needs Please visit our Web site at www.jklasser.com

J K Lasser s Your Income Tax 2011

Author: J.K. Lasser Institute
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118019139
Format: PDF, Docs
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America's number one bestselling and most trusted tax guide offers the best balance of thoroughness, organization, and usability For over half a century, more than 39 million Americans have turned to J.K. Lasser for easy-to-follow, expert advice and guidance on planning and filing their taxes. Written by a team of tax specialists, J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2011 includes all the outstanding features that have made this book the nation's all-time top-selling tax guide. As an added value, you can gain direct access to dozens of bonuses through jklasser.com, including links to the latest tax forms from the IRS, up-to-the-minute tax law changes, small business help, and much more. The book of choice for today's serious taxpayer Your Income Tax 2011 contains Over 2,500 easy-to-use tax planning tips and strategies Easy-to-understand coverage of the year's tax law changes Filing tips and instructions to help you prepare your 2010 return Quick reference section that highlights what's new for 2010 Quick topic index to help pinpoint the biggest money-saving deductions Advice for customers whose use software or CPAs to file their taxes Filled with expert advice and guidance, J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2011 will help you plan and file your 2010 tax return in the most efficient way possible.