“Everybody loves writing a check to Uncle Sam,” said No One Ever. As we all know, this past Monday was Tax Day. And with the new tax laws having gone into effect—followed by a (very) long government shutdown—this year’s tax season has been even more stressful than...read more
With the news of the college admissions scandal breaking just last month, the once far-fetched notion of parents doing anything to get their kids into an elite university has become a reality. But what does this multimillion-dollar scheme, involving actresses Lori...read more
Con la noticia del escándalo de admisión a universidades de élite el mes pasado, la noción exagerada de que los padres son capaces de recurrir a cualquier medio para que sus hijos ingresen en una de estas universidades se ha convertido en una realidad. Pero ¿qué tiene...read more
Selecting a beneficiary for your life insurance policy sounds pretty straightforward. You’re just deciding who will receive the policy’s proceeds when you die, right? But as with most things in life, it’s a bit more complicated than that. It can help to keep in mind...read more
Being asked by a family member or close friend to serve as trustee for their trust upon their death can be an incredible honor. At the same time, however, serving as a trustee can be a massive responsibility—and the role is not for everyone. In fact, depending on...read more
The first of this month marked the 35th anniversary of the tragic death of Marvin Gaye, who was just a day shy of his 45th birthday. The Prince of Soul had shaped the sound of Motown with hits that included “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” and albums like “What’s...read more
U.S. Taxpayers: Do You Know Your Requirements for Withholding Taxes of Your Foreign Employees and Partners?
Dealing with your own taxes may seem daunting enough. But in today’s global society, where we—as U.S. taxpayers—are increasingly engaging in transactions with foreigners, it is important to understand that these interactions may impose certain tax obligations on us,...read more
In late February, Luke Perry, who became famous starring in the 1990s TV series Beverly Hills 90210, suffered a massive stroke at age 52. He was hospitalized under heavy sedation, and five days later, when it became clear he wouldn’t recover, his family decided to...read more
Like many taxpayers, if you’ve already filed your federal income taxes for 2018, you may be surprised to discover you’re not getting a refund this time. If so, this was almost certainly due to the sweeping tax overhaul made by the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA)....read more
Desde hace algunos años, el Servicio de Rentas Internas de los EE. UU. (IRS por sus siglas en inglés) publica una lista anual de estafas tributarias, comúnmente conocidas como la "docena sucia." Este año, la lista incluye como una de las estafas más comunes el ocultar...read more
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