Why it’s important to plan for income taxes as part of your estate plan

As a result of the current estate tax exemption amount ($11.58 million in 2020), many estates no longer need to be concerned with federal estate tax. Before 2011, a much smaller amount resulted in estate plans attempting to avoid it. Now, because many estates won’t be subject to estate tax, more planning can be devoted […]

Life Insurance Trust could save heirs estate taxes

Few people realize that, even though they believe they have only a modest estate, they could be leaving their families to pay thousands of dollars in estate taxes when they die. A life insurance policy that is a part of the estate could be one reason for the higher tax liability. While a life insurance […]