Posted Wednesday, June 16, 2010
A lapse in the Federal estate tax this year allows the descendants of Texas energy tycoon to keep his $9 billion fortune, but it also means the loss of more than $25 billion in tax revenue for the nation. This estate-tax holiday is an unplanned year long event, and in 2011, the tax returns with a vengeance. Wednesday morning, we tackle two bugaboos about estate planning: this current estate tax anomaly, and the way in which qualifying for Medicaid has changed the landscape of aging.
Government/Politics, Other, Aging/The Elderly, Community/Human Interest
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What if a person is single, owns his own home and has to go to a nursing home...any help there?