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Can I Avoid Taxes when I Inherit?

Unless you spend your winters in Aspen and your summers in the Hamptons, you probably don’t have to worry about paying federal estate taxes on an inheritance. In 2021, the federal estate tax doesn’t kick in, unless an estate exceeds $11.7 million. The Biden administration has proposed lowering the exemption, but even that proposal wouldn’t affect estates valued at less than about $6 million.

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Inheritance
Estate Planning

Cat Is Fighting for Her Inheritance?

The fortunate cat has starred in magazine spreads, had makeup lines named in her honor and is the inspiration for the novelty novel Choupette: The Private Life of a High-Flying Fashion Cat.

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Inheritance
Estate Planning

Can Kobe Bryant’s Widow Amend Trust?

Vanessa Bryant has filed legal docs to protect all of her children.  She is asking a judge to amend Kobe’s trust, so she can provide for their youngest daughter, Capri, who was born after the most recent trust document was drafted and signed.

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