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Monday, February 1, 2021

Excess Deductions – Part 2 Now that you have read Part 1 of this article, regarding how your distribution from an estate could have resulted in an excess deduction, your next question might be, "How do I take the deduction?" You...

 

Monday, January 18, 2021

Distributions From an Estate or Trust Have you received an inheritance? People often ask, "Is it taxable?" but rarely ask, "Is my inheritance a tax deduction?" When considering estates that mainly consist of real estate, such as the...

 

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Today feels eerily similar to 2017. In December 2017, Bitcoin’s price hit $19,900; now in December 2020, after a three-year bear market, Bitcoin is at all-time highs trading above $20,000. The market is different now with the...

 

Friday, November 20, 2020

If your business is not a partnership or S corporation, this may be the time to consider changing. If you are already a partnership or S corporation, we have good news! The IRS is now allowing a workaround of the $10,000 limitation on...

 

Monday, July 6, 2020

What is a Roth? A Roth account is an extremely powerful tax tool, which could substantially reduce your lifetime tax burden. Your typical qualified retirement plans are pre-tax, such as when you contribute to your employer’s...

 

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The SECURE Act and use of Conduit Trusts in Estate Planning One of the biggest changes for 2020 is the SECURE Act. While not as big as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), there are a number of changes that affect retirement and estate...

 

Monday, January 27, 2020

#1 – Introducing the Bestgate Wealth Blog Welcome to the Bestgate Advisors blog! Our first post will address the Who, the Why, and the How of Bestgate. WHO WE ARE Bestgate Wealth Advisors is a fee-only fiduciary wealth management...