Category: Joan Cripe Skrzyniarz

Employer Identification Numbers (EIN) Online

By Joan Cripe SkrzyniarzThe IRS will not take applications for Employer Identification Numbers (EIN) online beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 through Friday, January 1, 2016. If you need to obtain an EIN before...

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Asset Protection Trusts

By Joan Cripe Skrzyniarz Asset protection trusts may soon be a tool that estate planners may use under Michigan law. On November 4, 2015, Michigan Senate Bill 597 was introduced to authorize a “qualified dispositions in trust”...

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Proceeds of a Life Insurance Contract

By Joan Cripe SkrzyniarzOne of the most common questions that I am asked when I administer an estate of a decedent is: “Are proceeds paid under a life insurance contract taxable and do I report this as income?” Answer:...

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