There is a concept in estate and tax planning called Discount for Lack of Marketability. Basically, it says that assets in a company are not as valuable as assets owned directly by a person. This can save a family a ton of money in estate taxes if
“How do I put property into a trust?” is a question I often get after someone forms a living revocable trust. This is an important question. Putting property into a trust is also known as funding the trust. Funding a trust is the engine that runs a
Self-Directed IRA Custodians are not all created equally. You need to carefully check out your self directed IRA custodian. I have seen a number of cases this past year where the IRS is coming after people because of what they have done with their self directed IRA.
Too Bad Liliane Bettencourt didn’t have one of these! You may have read that Mrs Bettencourt’s lawyer plans to appeal the decision, but for now Liliane Bettencourt wealth and property is being controlled by her daughter Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers. Mrs. Bettencourt and her daughter have been involved in a very public feud over the fate of […]