Will the Estate Tax Ever Go Away?

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Last Will And Testament Considerations

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Getting the Best Deals in Attorney Services

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Trust funds guide

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Leaving time shares and probates to loved ones

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Probate Auctions On E-bay

Probate Auctions On E-bay Whenever a person dies and leaves behind debt creditors, the administrator or executor of that person’s estate faces certain challenges in quickly selling real and personal property in order to satisfy creditors. The probate process is long and drawn out, and every shortcut available should be sought in order to shorten

The Budget 2005 & Inheritance Tax

The Budget 2005 & Inheritance Tax Introduction ‘The Government’s economic objective is to build a strong economy and a fair society, where there is opportunity and security for all.” So reads the opening statement of the Labour Government’s 2005 Budget. But the word ‘fair’ is wide off the mark when considering the incidence of inheritance

Last Will And Testament Planning Is Necessary

Last Will And Testament Planning Is Necessary Ready to start thinking about your Last Will and Testament but don’t know where to start? Choosing an attorney Find a lawyer with related areas of expertise, like estate planning and taxation law. And check with local the Bar Association to see if the attorney has had any

Should You Pay Taxes Or Not?

Should You Pay Taxes Or Not? The first attempt to impose an income tax on America occurred during the War of 1812. After more than two years of war, the federal government owed an unbelievable $100 million of debt. To pay for this, the government doubled the rates of its major source of revenue, customs