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the most important question is "Who is your audience?"  So far, my posts have been aimed towards what I call "the sophisticated layman."  I have been writing for the educated reader who is not an expert in matters regarding estate planning or tax, and is interested in learning more.  But every now and then there is "breaking news" in the estate tax world, that most laymen, sophisticated or not, probably would not be interested in, but would be of interest to estate planning and tax experts. This is one of those times.  Yesterday, the US Tax Court's issued its opinion in Estate of Jorgensen v. ...
Different types of ownership are suitable for organisations depending on the degree of control the owners wish to have over the business. The choice of ownership methor also relates to the organisations ability to raise funds for the business activities. The ownership method also alters the rules under which the company must be administered. Because ownership is key part of business planning it is essential to take into consideration: The legal obligations for the owners. Appropriate insurance. Financial forecasting The three main forms of ownership for starting business are: Sole-trader, Partnership and Limited company.
Estate Planning With Family Partnerships
For estate planning purposes, a family partnership is typically a limited liability company or a limited partnership. A limited liability company (LLC) is an entity that combines the limited liability of a corporation with the pass-through taxation of a partnership. A family limited liability company (FLLC) is a standard LLC which is owned exclusively by family members. The typical FLLC is formed with two classes of ownership interests (voting and non-voting), and is managed by a manager who is selected by the owners (or members). A family limited partnership (FLP) is very similar to an FLLC. Although, an FLLC offers more ... market research, surveys and trends
Estate planning for unmarried couples, Pt. 3 - Giarmarco, Mullins ...
dealt with basic gifting strategies for unmarried couples. This article will focus on several advanced gifting strategies that high net worth unmarried couples can use to reduce or eliminate death taxes. For unmarried couples with very large estates, fully utilizing the $13,000 annual gift tax exclusion and $1 million gift tax exemption may not be enough to significantly reduce the overall estate tax. Gifts in excess of the $1 million gift tax exemption are taxed at the same rates as estate transfers. In light of possible estate tax repeal or reform, many people are reluctant to make taxable gifts to reduce estate taxes. ... market research, surveys and trends


San Diego Family Limited Partnership Lawyer :: Family Limited ...
Family limited partnerships (FLPs) are established estate planning vehicles that are a legitimate wealth-preservation and asset-protection strategy. Over the past few years FLPs have been the target of IRS scrutiny in investigations targeting abusive tax shelters. The IRS took the position that the FLP was not a legitimate family partnership, but rather a guised attempt to dodge taxes. The IRS even went so far as to send out "advisory notices" warning people that the IRS could invoke a section of the Tax Code allowing it to disregard FLPs due to the potential for abuse. However, the IRS has not taken any further action ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Is a Family Limited Partnership (FLP) a good Estate Planning tool ...
Recently, Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs) have come into vogue, although they have been a useful estate planning tool for over forty years. The reason for the popularity of Family ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
HMN Financial, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results
Second Quarter Summary ------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Net loss of $7.8 million compared to net loss of $9.2 million in second quarter of 2009 - Diluted loss per common share of $2.20 compared to diluted loss per common share of $2.62 in second quarter of 2009 - Deferred tax asset valuation reserve of $8.5 million recorded in second quarter of 2010 - Income tax benefit of $1.2 million recorded in the second quarter of 2010 as a result of a favorable Minnesota Supreme Court tax ruling - Provision ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Tax Tips: Big win for the family limited partnership, but caution advised
The family limited partnership (sometimes referred to as a FLIP) has become increasingly popular as a planning tool for protecting one's family assets especially during stressful economic times. Now, thanks to a recent tax court ruling, this planning technique has taken a giant step forward toward credibility with the IRS - minimizing the assumption that it is merely a tax dodge. A FLIP, like a traditional limited partnership, involves two parties: (1) the General Partners who control the entity (mom and pop, for example) and (2) Limited Partners who have a share in the profits but have no control (i.e. the kids). There ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


ะน Smith and Condeni Co., L.P.A., 2002. ESTATE PLANNING. AND THE. FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. Prepared by. Smith and Condeni Co., L.P.A.. Attorneys at Law ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Oct 20, 2006 ... enterprise and for succession planning. In the early 1990's, however, estate planners began using family limited partnerships and family ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Estate Planning: Section 8
Long gone are the days when a partnership or corporation were your primary choices for a farm business. The recognition of Limited Liability Company (LLC) and Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) in Ohio in 1994 increased the types of organizations available to businesses. The LLC and LLP offer new advantages and disadvantages to consider, and create a stronger requirement for business owners to look closely at their business structures. A partnership arrangement may aid in transferring property from one generation or one party to another. The younger partner can secure an interest in either real or personal ...
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I am a licensed attorney in California. II am available to answer questions about probating estates, preparing wills and trusts, administering estates and trusts, forming family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, and establishing a wide variety of estate and gift tax-sensitive trusts (charitable trusts, children's trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, etc.). I can also answer questions regarding the preparation of estate tax returns (Form 706) in taxable estates. Please note that I do not prepare trust income tax returns and cannot provide you with any information about that type of return. Please ...
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A limited partnership is an organization with a general partner and a number of limited partners. The general partner manages the project and collects fees and a portion of the capital gain. The limited partners supply the capital, have no daily management involvement and have limited liability. But they receive income, capital gains and tax benefits. Typical limited partnerships are in oil & gas, real estate, cattle, equipment leasing, and research and development. Unit shares in limited partnerships can be purchased through a securities broker-dealer or financial planner. Limited partnerships are illiquid because there is no ...