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What Is the Proposed IRS Anti-Clawback Provision?

What Is the Proposed IRS Anti-Clawback Provision?

The Treasury Department is on the cusp of changing a taxpayer-friendly regulation regarding federal estate taxes, but there’s no need to panic. As long as taxpayers can show that their gifts are truly gifts, they should not be affected by the revision.

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Why Is Beneficiary Designation Important?

Why Is Beneficiary Designation Important?

When you set up your estate plan it is important to coordinate the legal planning documents that you or you and your attorney create with the document provided by your retirement account custodian and/or your life insurance carrier called a ‘Designation of Beneficiary.’

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Protecting Your House from Medicaid Estate Recovery

Protecting Your House from Medicaid Estate Recovery

Medicaid Estate Recovery is the process whereby the government “claws back” your home sto seize it that you were originally told was “exempt” when you went into the nursing home. Relying on this “exemption” on your home is never a sure bet. Good planning is necessary.

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How to Get Into a Nursing Home as a Medicaid Recipient

How to Get Into a Nursing Home as a Medicaid Recipient

Most Americans don’t have long term care insurance. Accordingly, paying for long term care out of private funds can be a difficult proposition. There are alternatives, however, to qualify under Medicaid, but you will need an attorney to help you navigate the process. Planning early is always the best option.

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