May 2008 Posts

  • Federal Estate Tax Return Statistics for 2004 Decedents Released

    For you true tax geeks out there, you can find all kinds of interesting statistics in this report published by the IRS. ...
  • Organ Donation in North Carolina

    Most North Carolinians know that when they renew their driver’s license, they can indicate their desire to be an organ donor by having a red heart placed on the license. ...
  • IRA Charitable Rollover and Other Tax Extensions Passed by House Committee

    The House Ways and Means Committee passed H.R. 6049, the Energy and Tax Extenders Act of 2008, on May 15, 2008. ...
  • Beyond the Basics – a Trio of Considerations for Succession Planning

    When doing estate planning, one needs to consider to whom to leave one’s property, which is usually not much of a problem....
  • Good News for Family LLCs

    As a proponent of Family Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) for asset management, creditor protection, and ease of gifting, I was pleased to read about the U.S. Tax Court’s decision in Mirowski v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2008-74. ...