Nina Pham, the nurse who contracted Ebola while taking care of Thomas Eric Duncan, has been declared free of the virus. The fundraising campaign for her has now wrapped and donors are encouraged to put their dollars towards Ebola charities. Exercise care, though: Ebola related scams are on the rise.
It’s time for guest posts! Today, Jean Gordon Carter, a partner with the law firm Hunton & Williams LLP, comments on repeal of the federal estate tax.
It’s time for guest posts! Today, Bob Rywick, Editor and Author with the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters, sheds some light on the reasons for and against the federal estate tax.
It’s time for guest posts! Today, Josh Hoxie of the Director of the Project on Taxation and Opportunity at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) discusses the federal estate tax and its relationship to income tax.
If you’ve found yourself humming along to that catchy song, “Girls” from the Goldieblox ad, you’re not alone: the video of their latest ad has gone viral with over 8 million views. The Beastie Boys, who penned the original version of the song are crying foul. Now, the courts have been asked to weigh in.
Rapper The Game has pledged to give away $1,000,000. And it’s not going to big name charities but to small time folks. What are the consequences of these kinds of gifts?
We now know how much is at stake in the tax dispute over Michael Jackson’s estate: $700 million. Here’s how it breaks down.
The Estate of Michael Jackson has filed an action in U.S. Tax Court protesting a Notice of Deficiency levied against his estate. The question is, of course: How much was the King of Pop really worth at his death?
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that New York will issue estate tax refunds to those taxpayers who file amended returns as a result of the recent Supreme Court ruling that deemed DOMA unconstitutional.
Nobody has a crystal ball. I’ve sat through presentation after presentation (and given a couple myself) on the state of the federal estate and gift tax for 2013 and beyond. There are all kinds of theories about what might happen. But the reality is, we know very little. Quite frankly, much of it hinges on what happens in November. And no, I’m not talking about the presidential election. Realistically, although the President may claim to drive policy when it comes to the federal estate and gift tax, he doesn’t. Congress does. So let’s talk about what will happen if nothing …