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Tax Deduction Consulting: Marital Deduction Claymont DE

While discussing the future, you and your spouse should look into the various federal estate marital tax deductions. Under this tax law, after the death of the first spouse, expenses and interest related to the estate inherited by the surviving spouse is deducted from the passed spouse's estate. Simply, this prevents the survivor from being taxed an unfair amount.

Frank M. Levy (RFC®), CHFC, CLU
(302) 765-3500
205 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE
Company
Diversified Financial Consultants
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 34
Membership
IARFC, MDRT
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Asset Protection, Compensation Plans

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Keith Al-Chokhachy, Certified Financial Planner(tm)
2751 Centerville Road
Wilmington, DE
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Title: Certified Financial Planner"
Company: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Years Experience
Years Experience: 8
Service
Captive Insurance,Life Settlements,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Real Estate Investment Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Fee Only Portfolio Management,Wealth Engineering,Mortgage Refinancing,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rol

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(610) 889-2066
5 Great Valley Pkwy Ste 334
Malvern, PA
Company
Heritage Advisory Services, Inc.
Qualifications
Education: BS
Years of Experience: 21
Membership
IARFC, FPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Trustee Service, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Returns, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, CommOptions, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Charitable Planning, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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Global Tax Management Inc
(302) 798-0294
Silverside & Carr
Wilmington, DE
 
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(610) 485-4522
2211 Chichester Ave
Marcus Hook, PA

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Bill Curry
1521 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
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Company: Curry Poole Group, LLC
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Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
BS
MBA
JD
Years Experience
Years Experience: 42
Service
Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Reverse Mortgage,Medicare Planning,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Portfolio Engineering,Mortgage Refinancing,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Alternative Investments,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Man

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(302) 324-5363
42 Reads Way
New Castle, DE
Company
Life Strategies, LLC
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Education: BAMSFS
Years of Experience: 8
Membership
IARFC, FPA, SFSP
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Charitable Planning, Asset Protection, Compensation Plans

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1429 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Title: Vice President
Company: Professional Planning Associates
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Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Dickinson College/BA in Economics
Years Experience
Years Experience: 30
Service
Portfolio Engineering,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Disability Insurance,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,Fee Only Portfolio Management,High Yield Bank Accounts,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicare Planning,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfo

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US Tax Resolutions
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35a The Commons 3524 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
 
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(302) 543-4631
800 Vandever Ave
Wilmington, DE
 
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Tax Deduction Consulting: Marital Deduction

Marital Deduction - Estate Tax

Next to the Alternative Minimum Tax, the Estate Tax is one of the more brutal taxes we have. The marital deduction, however, is one way around the estate tax.

When planning your estate with your husband or wife, there are key points to keep in mind. Luckily, the IRS has gone a long way in ensuring that the estate of individuals is able to be dealt with after death. While discussing the future, you and your spouse should look into the various federal estate marital tax deductions. Under this tax law, after the death of the first spouse, expenses and interest related to the estate inherited by the surviving spouse is deducted from the passed spouse's estate. Simply, this prevents the survivor from being taxed an unfair amount.

This helpful tax tool can be made useful in many ways. Depending upon the way your will is set up, this deduction can save the survivor much burden and cost. If following the rules and complying with requirements completely, this can prevent the surviving spouse from being liable for the deceased's tax liabilities. This gives the surviving spouse the ability to take his or her time in making important decisions for the left estate. It also gives the surviving partner the money that may be necessary to sustain life standards.

When making arrangements for imminent death, there are several ways to transfer the estate into the surviving spouse's name. You can either transfer by will or transfer by trust. If you transfer by will, it will be an outright transfer of the estate. While this is the most common way to handle estate transfers, it can also get a bit messier. The survivor will have complete control of the estate and outright ownership responsibilities. Although this sounds preferable, it also means that the surviving spouse will typically end up assuming pressures of maintaining and selling the estate.

Transferring by trust is a preferred method by many in law. With a trust, the spouse is given m...

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