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August 24, 2021
You Can Now Die in Iowa Tax Free
On May 19th, 2021, the Iowa Legislature passed S.F. 619, a law which will phase out inheritance taxes at a rate of 20% per year and completely eliminate the tax by January 1st, 2025. S.F. 619 was then signed into law by Governor Reynolds on June 16, 2021.
June 8, 2020
Eighth Circuit Examines “Retirement Fund” Exemption in Divorce Context
Most bankruptcy professionals know that “retirement funds” are generally exempt assets under § 522(d)(12) or 522(b)(3)©. However, those funds must meet very precise requirements to meet this qualification. Specifically, the funds must be retirement funds,” and they must be held in an account that is exempt from taxation under certain sections of…
Estate Planning Mistakes that could cost you Megabucks
Mary Sterk CEO, Founder and Certified Financial Planner™ invited attorney Dan Dykstra to share Estate Financial Planning strategies on her podcast. Listen Now at Sterk Financial Services Blog