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Tax News & Comment — October 2013

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Revision of New York Power of Attorney Law Takes Effect

Revision of New York Power of Attorney Law Takes Effect Effective 9/1/09, NY General Obligations Law §5-1501, which governs the content and execution of powers of attorney, was revised and amended. Powers executed prior this date remain valid, but are … Continue reading

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Post Mortem Estate Tax Planning

 Post Mortem Estate Planning Calculation and remittance of federal and NYS estate tax is of primary concern in administering an estate. An estate tax return must generally be filed within nine months of the decedent’s death, and payment must also … Continue reading

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Portability of Estate Tax Exclusion — Did Congress Guild the Lily?

View in PDF:   Tax News & Comment — February 2013 I.     Introduction As part of the 2010 Tax Act, Congress enacted a statute allowing a surviving spouse to utilize the unused portion of the predeceasing spouse’s lifetime estate tax … Continue reading

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Elder Law Planning: Deciphering the Puzzle

View in PDF:  Tax News & Comment — February 2013 Elder Law Planning:  Deciphering the Puzzle I.       Social Security The Social Security program, begun during the Great Depression under President Roosevelt, is the forerunner of Medicare and Medicaid. The … Continue reading

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Elder Law Planning: Deciphering the Puzzle

View in PDF:  Tax News & Comment — February 2013 Elder Law Planning:  Deciphering the Puzzle I.       Social Security The Social Security program, begun during the Great Depression under President Roosevelt, is the forerunner of Medicare and Medicaid. The … Continue reading

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2012 Regulations, Rulings & Pronouncements of Note

View in PDF:  Tax News & Comment — February 2013 2012 Regulations, Rulings & Pronouncements of Note I.   Taxpayer Advocate Report National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson issued the agency’s annual report to Congress on January 9, 2013. The report … Continue reading

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