What are Estate Taxes?

Estate taxes – and the related gift taxes – are simply limits on how much one can inherit and how much one can give another before taxes are imposed. In essence, these taxes try to limit the transfer of wealth, favoring the distribution of wealth through...
Rental Property and Your Estate Plan

Rental Property and Your Estate Plan

What does rental property have to do with your estate plan? Well, an estate plan should address all of your assets. And for most people, an estate plan includes three common categories: your home; financial accounts (checking and savings); and personal property. Other...