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A complete guide to planning an estate under today's tax rules
When it comes to planning an estate under today's ever-changing tax rules, you can't leave anything 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.
Now, in the fully 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. Packed with up-to-the-minute facts, this practical resource covers essential issues; including how new legislation will impact inheritances and trusts, the do's and don'ts of gifting, retirement planning, and much more. Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, the J.K. Lasser's New Rules for Estate and Tax Planning also:
Reflects the most recent changes in tax laws as applicable to estate taxation
Offers useful planning with regard to trusts, charitable contributions, life insurance, and wills
Outlines the best ways to preserve your wealth through proper planning strategies
Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this timely guide will show you how to efficiently arrange your estate today so that you can leave more to those you care about tomorrow.
About the Author
STEWART H. WELCH III, AEP, CFP®,
is a nationally recognized financial advisor who is widely quoted in the press, including Money magazine, Worth, and the Wall Street Journal. He has appeared on CNN, CNBC, and Fox News. Welch's company, The Welch Group, LLC, is a fee-only, wealth management and financial advisory firm serving wealthy families throughout the United States.
HAROLD APOLINSKY, Esq., EPLS, is a board-certified estate planning attorney with the law firm Sirote & Permutt, PC, in Birmingham, Alabama. He served for over twenty-five years as an adjunct professor of estate planning at both the Cumberland School of Law and The University of Alabama School of Law.
CRAIG M. STEPHENS, Esq., LLM, is a tax attorney specializing in estate planning and family business succession planning. He is former president and board member of the local chapter of the National Committee on Planned Giving. Stephens is cochairman of his firm's estate and trust planning practice group at Sirote & Permutt, PC, in Birmingham, Alabama.