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Estate Tax Is Still Here

To paraphrase Mark Twain: reports of the death of state estate taxes are greatly exaggerated. In fact, there are recent signs that states are starting to beef up their estate tax laws, instead of tearing them down. This, of course, is bad news for wealthier Americans, who had hoped that state lawmakers would continue burying these taxes.

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A Brief Moment of Levity: Celebrity Estate Planning Screw-Ups

About 55% of Americans do not have a will. Even more worrisome is the fact that less than one in five millennials have a will. The top reason why Americans don’t have a will, is simply procrastination, followed by the feeling of not having enough assets, and a fact that it’s too expensive to set up.

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