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Tax News & Comment — August 2014

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Second Term Blues Visit President Obama

Congress Grants One Year Reprieve For Affordable Care Payments President Obama has suffered a precipitous decline in his approval rating since late April, when that indicator was at 50 percent. Today, Mr. Obama enjoys the approval of only 45 percent … Continue reading

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Tax News & Comment — October 2013

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Tax News & Comment — May 2013

Tax News & Comment — May 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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