Knowing when life insurance is taxable and how to avoid taxation can help families ensure their loved ones get all of their policy’s proceeds.
The increase in the exemption is set to lapse after 2025. However, the Treasury Department and the IRS issued “grandfather” regulations in 2019 allowing the increased exemption to apply to gifts made while it was in effect, if Congress lowers the exemption after those gifts.
While cryptocurrency isn’t new, it’s attracted a lot of attention in the past year because of its skyrocketing value, promotion from prominent figures like billionaire Elon Musk, and bitcoin offerings from traditional financial firms like Morgan Stanley.
How can you prepare your children to handle the assets they’ll eventually inherit?
Many baby boomers may hesitate to discuss money with their children. However, the reality is that a massive amount of wealth will be transferred in the next couple of decades. Cerulli Associates estimates that about $68 trillion will move between generations within 25 years, with most of those assets transferred to Generation X households.