Over the course of the last century, the number of U.S. residents over the age of 65 has increased 11-fold, and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median age of our population is expected to continue to rise. Where 1 in 25 Americans was elderly in 1900, they now comprise 1 in every 8 residents. By 2050, we can expect that ratio to rise to 1 … [Read more...] about Combating Financial Abuse of Elderly in Mesa
Most estate planning practitioners presumed, myself included, that the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA), which repeals the death tax, would never make it to 2010. Although the House passed new estate tax legislation in December of 2009, with legislation on its agenda more pressing than the estate tax, including … [Read more...] about Arizona Estate Planning Lawyer | Kenneth Barney | Where Did The Estate Tax Go?