President Trump signed the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill into law on December 22, 2017, and the law includes a number of historic changes to the federal tax code. However, the vast majority of the most dramatic changes are aimed at business taxation, not individual taxpayers. So, how will the new tax law effect your family?
Since estate planning involves thinking about death, many people put it off until their senior years or simply ignore it all together until it becomes too late. This kind of unwillingness to face reality can create major hardship, expense, and mess for the loved ones and assets you leave behind. So how do you avoid making estate planning mistakes?
Both houses of Congress passed different versions of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Bill” so it’s unclear what the final legislation will include, or if it will even pass. If passed, the new bill is a potential game changer for your family’s tax strategy.