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How Many Trusts Do I Need?

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT. Estate Planning can get tricky. One tool that is frequently used is a trust. Many trusts are set up as revocable (“rev”) trusts.  This means the


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4 Reasons NOT to Wait for Your K-1

Subchapter S corporations (“Sub S”), partnerships, limited liability companies (“LLC’s”) and estates and trusts issue form K-1s. This form documents the stockholders, partners, members or beneficiaries share of their profit or loss from the entity.  Don’t wait for this form


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Where’s My K-1?

  This question is asked frequently during tax season. I suspect it will be asked even more this tax season. There will likely be even more delays this year than in past years. Congress passed The American Taxpayer Relief Act


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How to Plan Your Estate and Live Happily Ever After

Ask many people if they have an estate plan and they just roll their eyes.  With the Federal Estate Tax Exclusion at $5.12 million most people will not be subject to estate taxes.  In Connecticut, the exclusion is $2 million


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