J.K. Lasser's new rules for estate and tax planning / Stewart H. Welch, III, Harold I. Apolinsky, Craig Stephens.
Author: Welch, Stewart H.
Edition: 4th ed.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
ISBN: 9781118113554 (pbk.)
Description: xvi, 267 p. ; 24 cm.
Series: J.K. Lasser--practical guides for all your financial needs
Subject: Inheritance and transfer tax Law and legislation United States.
Estate planning United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / Taxation. bisacsh.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Tax relief, unemployment insurance reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 -- Estate planning: you need it? here's why -- The estate tax system: how much are you really worth? -- Investment strategies for maximizing estate growth -- Retire with dignity: how much is enough? -- You don't have a will? big trouble! -- Where there's a will, there's your way! -- Using trusts in your estate plan -- Understanding the living trust -- Using insurance in your estate plan -- Smart strategies for gifting assets to family members -- Strategic planning with charities -- Family limited partnerships -- Succession planning for the family business or farm -- Asset protection strategies -- Personal business planning issues -- Epilogue: dealing with parents and their money.
Summary: "Comprehensive guide to estate planning with a focus on the new legislation which impacts trusts, inheritances and the estate tax, which is likely to be repealed gradually over the next decade"--