TAXES: Estate tax could meet its death this year

In the upcoming political season, there will be a lot of discussion about tax reform. While much of the debate centers upon the all-too- familiar income tax, another tax reform issue will concern the estate tax, which is imposed on wealth transfers at the holder's...

BUSINESS LAW: Selecting an entity for your business

When starting a business, and again during periods of change, a question arises as to the best type of entity for your business. While the decision is best made with advice from your team of accountants, attorneys and insurance professionals, it's important to understand the...

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Financial planning for women

Much has been written about estate and financial planning for individuals in general. Do women have different goals and issues that should be explored? Consider the following facts: · Women live five to seven years longer than men. ...