Estate Planning

Florida Electronic Wills Soon To Be Legal

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Florida Electronic Will

According to the Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog, Florida has enacted a new law authorizing the use of Electronic Wills effective January 1, 2020.  Florida is the fourth state to authorize the creation and storage of digital Wills.  However, in my opinion, there is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding the use of such […]

Basis

NJ Estate Tax Repeal: How Does This Affect You?

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NJ Tax Repeal How Does This Affect you

It’s official.  According to NJ.com, Governor Christopher Christie has signed a bill to repeal the New Jersey Estate Tax.  The new law is part of a larger package deal that increases the gas tax, reduces the sales tax slightly, gives the working poor a larger tax credit, gives a tax cut on retirement income and gives a tax […]

Estate Planning

‘Tis the Season to be a Snowbird

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'Tis the Season to be a Snowbird

Ah, the weather outside is frightful. And Florida is so delightful. You’ve packed up your things to go… Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Seriously, weather aside, have you ever wondered why so many older wealthy people retire to Florida. Well, maybe this answer will help – a relatively affluent person can […]