International Estate Planning Basics

International Estate Planning Basics

Estate Tax Exclusion amount in 2009 available to a non US citizen who is a resident is $3,500,000. Estate Tax Exclusion amount in 2009 available to a nonresident noncitizen spouse limited to $60,000. Gift Tax Exclusion amount in 2009 available to a non US citizen who...
The ABC’s of Estate Planning: Part 1

The ABC’s of Estate Planning: Part 1

THE ABC’s of HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES, part 1 Advance Health Care Directives, often referred to as Living Wills, Advance Medical Directives or Powers of Attorney for Health Care are important estate planning documents for individuals from 18 to 80 and beyond. What is an...
The ABC’s of Health Care Directives, Part 2

The ABC’s of Health Care Directives, Part 2

In our previous edition of McDowall News we explained what an Advance Health Care Directive is. In this edition we will talk about what is not an Advance Health Care Directive. Speci cally, we will discuss DNR’s and POLST’s. What is not an Advance Health Care...