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October052015
Traps in Transactions: Don’t Stumble Over a Good Deal

At Berdon, we promote a culture within the Firm and with clients, to be up-to-date regarding what our clients are planning for themselves and their businesses. This ensures that we […]

September282015
The Supreme Court – Once Bitten Twice Taxed Revisited

So I have been at Berdon for almost 20 years now and one of my oldest, most popular and unfortunately largely still true articles was entitled, “Once Bitten, Twice Taxed.”  […]

September282015
How Do I Choose My Estate’s Executor?

Choosing the right executor is critical to the smooth administration of your estate. The person you appoint for this role does not have to be a professional executor or someone […]

September282015
Can You Say IC-DISC?

Are you an exporter of American-made goods? If so, an interest-charge domestic international sales corporation (IC-DISC) can help slash your tax bill.

September212015
SALT TAX: Online Sales Tax – Caveat Venditor…

Last week’s post discussed how state tax departments are closing sales tax loopholes of online retail.  This week, we’re examining this from the online merchant’s perspective.  As of 2008, and […]

September212015
Life Insurance Owner? Consider Establishing an ILIT

An irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) could help you eliminate estate tax liability from any life insurance policies you own at the time of your death.

September212015
Collectibles For Charity

If you are a collector, and not a dealer, donating to a public charity from your collection instead of your bank account or investment portfolio can be a wise tax […]

September142015
Don’t Forget Your Digital Assets

In today’s world, it’s very likely you have significant digital assets that must be considered when creating your estate plan.

September142015
Free Delivery and …

Online merchants, many of them well established, boast to their customers that not only will they deliver for free, but they don’t charge sales tax except for (fill in the […]