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    Nov 14, 2012
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    Ranchers Need Permanent Estate Tax Relief 10

    I celebrated my 25th birthday earlier this week at a small steakhouse in Letcher, SD. While enjoying steak tips and wine, one of our neighbors joined us at our table. We started visiting about the election results, and soon, the topic of the death tax came up. He said his friend ended up paying $2 million in estate taxes in order to save the family ranch after the death of his father. The conversation continued with talk of estate planning, gifting land and putting assets in a trust for the next generation before it’s too late....More
  • Feb 21, 2012
    video

    Significant Changes Coming In Estate Taxes

    Unless Congress does something to change it by Dec. 31, the per-person exemption from estate taxes is set to take a big plunge in 2013. Individual exemptions will drop from $5 million to $1 million....More
  • Dec 29, 2011
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    A Succession Plan & An Estate Plan

    Many, if not most, ranchers want to pass the operation on to a family member. Yet, most never appropriately plan that transition....More
  • Feb 17, 2011
    video

    Video: The Future Of The Estate Tax

    The tax law changes that were passed near the end of 2010 created some unusual opportunities for farmers and ranchers....More

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