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How Much can You Inherit and Not Pay Taxes?

How Much can You Inherit and Not Pay Taxes?

Unless you spend your winters in Aspen and your summers in the Hamptons, you probably don’t have to worry about paying federal estate taxes on an inheritance. In 2021, the federal estate tax doesn’t kick in unless an estate exceeds $11.7 million.

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What a Will Will Not Accomplish

What a Will Will Not Accomplish

That last will and testament you have tucked away? It may not be the last word on what happens to your stuff after you are gone. Instead, that legal document’s directives for doling out your wealth may be overruled by other paperwork and relevant laws.

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What Is the Social Security Increase for 2022?

What Is the Social Security Increase for 2022?

A large 5.9% cost-of-living adjustment is coming to Social Security beneficiaries in 2022. That means the average monthly retirement benefit will go up by $92 per month. Exactly how much more money you will see may depend on the amount of Medicare Part B premiums.

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How Does Cryptocurrency Work in an Estate Plan?

How Does Cryptocurrency Work in an Estate Plan?

Crypto assets can be lost forever without proper storage and estate planning. When it comes to cryptocurrency, safe and secure transfer is paramount, meaning basic estate planning documents, like a will, often won’t be enough.

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