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Fill Your Treasure Chest

David Semmelman - Monday, June 15, 2015

If a trust is part of your estate plan, congratulations! You have taken a big step towards making sure that your assets will be managed and distributed in accordance with your wishes. But just having a trust agreement in place is not the end of the story. Once your trust has been established by executing the agreement ownership of your assets need to be transferred to the trustee. A trust without assets is like an empty treasure chest.  Read More >

Valar Morguhlis - "All Men Must Die"

David Semmelman - Monday, October 06, 2014

Valar Morguhlis[i] "All Men Must Die"  Read More >

Use of a Charitable Remainder Trust to Minimize the Tax Impact of Inversion

David Semmelman - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

An inversion occurs when there is a merger between a U. S. domestic corporation and a foreign corporation and the resulting corporation is a foreign corporation. One motivation for an inversion is the opportunity for the former U. S. corporation to avoid being taxed in the United States on income that was derived from sales outside of the United States. Read More >

Real Estate Myth #1

Kimberly Wisneski - Wednesday, August 06, 2014

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