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What is a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order?

John explains what a Do Not Resuscitate (or DNR) Order does, why it is less than common in Texas, and the situations it does and does not cover.

What is the Estate Tax?

John explains the Federal Estate Tax, how it is applied, and how to roughly calculate if and how much your estate may be taxed upon death.

The Top 5 Client Mistakes in Estate Planning

John Strohmeyer lists the five biggest misconceptions and mistakes that people make when considering estate planning.

Tax Issues for Employment Law Claims (and Wrongful Termination Suits)

You've just won a settlement for an employment law claim - great! But now you need to really consider the tax implications of this payout.

Why a Foreign Trust Won’t Reduce Your Income Taxes

Foreign trusts can get taxpayers into a lot of tax trouble, so I'll walk you through why this approach can get you in hot water with the IRS.

Life Insurance and Your Estate Plan: 3 Big Takeaways

There's a not-so-simple connection between life insurance and your estate plan, and, *spoiler*, just claiming a beneficiary in your will doesn't cut it. John runs us through the three main considerations when thinking about your life insurance.

Breaking Down the New 2021 Federal Tax Proposals

John breaks down the proposed new federal tax measures being put forth in the House in September 2021. He walks through the main points and helps you understand what provisions might affect you, your business, and your family.

Business-Owned Life Insurance: Key Issues to Consider

Business owners! Make sure you're staying in compliance and tax-advantageous with regards to your company-owned life insurance policies on employees (aka Keyman or Keyperson Insurance).

How to Stress-Test Your Estate Plan (And Why to Do It NOW)

You've got an estate plan, and you don't plan on dying soon. That's great! But if something did happen unexpectedly, does that plan still fit your needs and goals? Is your situation the same as it was when you drafted those documents?

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