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So, What Happens With Tax Policy in November and in 2021?

Since March 2020, the U.S. Government has spent more than $3 trillion dollars in Coronavirus relief.  The government had previously been running at annual budget deficits of close to $1 trillion dollars per year.  And the nation faces an election in November with a possible change in administrations.  So, what tax changes may be likely? 

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LEGACY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS-Braun Siler Kruzel PC

Foundations of Estate Planning

Are you interested in estate planning in order to ensure the safety and security of your beneficiaries in the event of your death? Or maybe you own a business or have other unique situations and aren’t sure that a standard Will is enough to protect your assets? If you’ve never dealt with estate planning before,

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SECURE Act Eliminates Stretch IRAs for Many Taxpayers

As part of the 2019 year-end legislation, Congress and President Trump passed the SECURE Act.  The SECURE Act was passed to “secure” individuals retirement plan accounts by making several, seemingly modest, changes, including: 1. Distributions from IRAs now can begin at 72 rather than 70 ½ years of age; 2. Allowing penalty free withdrawals from an

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Small Business Owners Should Consider the Paycheck Protection Program

As you all know, last week Congress passed, and the President signed into law, a $2.2T recovery act that significantly expanded unemployment insurance protection.  However, the act also included the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”) which establishes $349B as a subsidy to closely held business owners for employment taxes, rent, wages, and utilities for keeping

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How Can We Support Our Community During the COVID Crisis?

A lot of friends, clients and colleagues have asked in this time of a widespread COVID-19 outbreak, how can we support those in need in our community.  We thought we would share a few ideas that we came across: Support local businesses.  Local First AZ is an initiative to support local businesses throughout the year.

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Estate Planning and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Estate planning attorneys all across the United States are noticing an increase in inquiries both from existing clients and from new client prospects who are considering either making changes to their current estate planning documents or implementing new wills and revocable trusts amid the apparent threat of the COVID-19 disease.  As this crisis rapidly evolves,

Read More »

So, What Happens With Tax Policy in November and in 2021?

Since March 2020, the U.S. Government has spent more than $3 trillion dollars in Coronavirus relief.  The government had previously been running at annual budget deficits of close to $1 trillion dollars per year.  And the nation faces an election in November with a possible change in administrations.  So, what tax changes may be likely? 

Read More »
LEGACY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS-Braun Siler Kruzel PC

Foundations of Estate Planning

Are you interested in estate planning in order to ensure the safety and security of your beneficiaries in the event of your death? Or maybe you own a business or have other unique situations and aren’t sure that a standard Will is enough to protect your assets? If you’ve never dealt with estate planning before,

Read More »

SECURE Act Eliminates Stretch IRAs for Many Taxpayers

As part of the 2019 year-end legislation, Congress and President Trump passed the SECURE Act.  The SECURE Act was passed to “secure” individuals retirement plan accounts by making several, seemingly modest, changes, including: 1. Distributions from IRAs now can begin at 72 rather than 70 ½ years of age; 2. Allowing penalty free withdrawals from an

Read More »

Small Business Owners Should Consider the Paycheck Protection Program

As you all know, last week Congress passed, and the President signed into law, a $2.2T recovery act that significantly expanded unemployment insurance protection.  However, the act also included the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”) which establishes $349B as a subsidy to closely held business owners for employment taxes, rent, wages, and utilities for keeping

Read More »

How Can We Support Our Community During the COVID Crisis?

A lot of friends, clients and colleagues have asked in this time of a widespread COVID-19 outbreak, how can we support those in need in our community.  We thought we would share a few ideas that we came across: Support local businesses.  Local First AZ is an initiative to support local businesses throughout the year.

Read More »

Estate Planning and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Estate planning attorneys all across the United States are noticing an increase in inquiries both from existing clients and from new client prospects who are considering either making changes to their current estate planning documents or implementing new wills and revocable trusts amid the apparent threat of the COVID-19 disease.  As this crisis rapidly evolves,

Read More »