61 Overview articles were found for Estate Planning

Estate Planning: Overview

pdf Introduction to Estate Planning

pdf Glossary of Estate Planning Terms

What Happens to my Property When I Die?

Don’t bet your farm: An estate plan can help preserve assets

Transferring farm management responsibilities to the ‘next generation’

Consultant Urges Farmers to do Estate Planning Early

The Ranch Handbook

The Problem of Partition

Legacy Planning Best for Farm Succession

pdf Estate Planning Checklist: Information to assemble before contacting an attorney

Estate Planning Questionnaire

pdf The Basics of Basis

What is a Gift Tax?

Annual Exclusion from Gift Tax

What is an Estate Tax?

Estate Tax: Extension and Installment of Payment

Estate Tax Incentive For Landowners

The Effects of the Federal Estate Tax on Farm Households

Unification and the Estate Tax Exclusion Amount

What is a Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax?

Portability

What is the Marital Deduction?

What is a Trust?

What is a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust (GRAT)?

What is a Charitable Remainder Trust?

What is a Family Limited Partnership?

What is a Limited Liability Company?

Will a Personal Guaranty Trump LLC Financial Liability Protection?

For a Family Dairy Farm to Succeed, Someone Needs to Step Up and Lead

Types and Sources of Financing for Start-up Businesses

Business Plans Improve Efficiency and Profitability

pdf The Personal Property Memoradum

Planning a Successful Transition From a Family Operation to an Agricultural Business

pdf Managing Debt to Prepare for a Farm Transfer

Estate Planning: Lifetime transfers from parent to children

Getting started in farming: No path is the same

Getting Started in Farming: Inheriting a Farm

Farm Succession plan important piece of the puzzle

pdf Getting Started in Farming: On the Home Farm

pdf Transferring Ownership of Farm Machinery

IRA Charitable Rollover

When to Use Life Insurance in Estate Planning

Purchase of Development Rights Programs

pdf Retirement Preparation Worksheet

Family Employment Policy

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When establishing a family employment policy be clear to spell out the criteria for hiring and employing family members. This will help instill a business-like environment for all family members participating in the business and ensures that decisions will be made based on sound business judgment rather than family-induced emotions.Read More »

pdf What is Your Farm's Future?

Down on the Family Farm: How to avoid five common estate planning mistakes

What happens to your ranch/livestock in a divorce?

pdf Joint Machinery Ownership

Farmers Need to Be Aware of 2013 Tax Changes

pdf Guardianships and Conservatorships

Protecting You and Your Property – How to Plan for Mental Disability

pdf WY Wills: Some Suggestions for getting the most out of estate planning

Land Link: Connecting retiring landowners and beginning farmers to keep agriculture alive

Is a Buy-Sell Agreement Truly Necessary?

Bundle Of Rights Approach To Value

pdf Estate Planning for Forest Landowners: What Will Become of Your Timberland?

Best IRA Accounts of 2015

Organize your farm business: Sub S Corp eases estate planning worries

Organize your farm business: Sub S Corporation simplifies ownership