In the August 7, 2009, BNA Daily Tax Report, it was noted that Rep. Brady has proposed a permanent repeal of the estate tax. Do you remember that old Saturday morning cartoon, I’m Just a Bill? Well, this bill is going to continue to sit on Capitol Hill and will never become law. You heard it […]
Most clients who come to us for asset protection are looking for an offshore trust or maybe even a domestic asset protection trust. These are both viable options to protect one’s assets. However, there are a number of simpler options that one should consider first. Liability insurance is relatively inexpensive and can cover many personal liability issues […]
As a civil fiduciary litigator – I handle trust disputes, will contests, civil financial elder abuse claims, undue influence claims, capacity cases, etc. – I read Janine Robben’s article in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin with keen interest: Keeping an Eye Out for Elders. What wasn’t addressed is that Oregon has one of the most […]
In a few short months, after the Dog Days of summer have gone and the sweltering humidity of the Washington D.C. begins to subside, Congress will begin to get serious about finishing work on tax legislation that will make substantial changes to our current tax code. I’ll leave to the politicians to discuss the wisdom, […]
Recently, the Oregon Legislature passed a tax amnesty program with the hope of raising $16.2 million in additional revenue. (See Revenue Impact of Proposed Legislation (pdf)) The amnesty applies to corporate income and excise tax, personal income tax, inheritance tax, and transit district (self-employment) taxes. Any Oregon taxpayer with any of these underreported taxes or unfiled tax […]
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