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    10 tax-smart estate planning moves

    Thanks to years of diligent saving, some middle-class taxpayers are finding they could be estate-tax vicitims. Here’s how to protect your heirs from the IRS.

    6 min read Mar 08, 2004
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    Deducting employee use of a company car

    When a company provides an employee use of a car, the business usually gets a tax break and the employee is taxed on a portion of the auto’s value.

    2 min read Dec 05, 2003
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    Helping dad reduce his taxes

    Pop can give away a part of his assets each year and that will reduce his estate’s eventual tax bill. But to cut today’s income taxes, he needs to get rid of some income-producing assets.

    2 min read Apr 23, 2003
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    Overlooked deductions on old returns

    A reader thinks he may have overlooked the mortgage points deduction. Our expert explains this tax break, along with how to get copies of old returns.

    1 min read Apr 10, 2003
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    Borrowing from an IRA

    Accessed properly, a personal loan from your retirement account is an often-overlooked short-term lending source.

    2 min read Jan 02, 2003
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    Converting an IRA to a long-term care policy

    To make this move work, our tax expert says an insurer would need to offer an annuity policy for long-term care needs that also meets tax-law requirements for IRA classification.

    1 min read Nov 05, 2002
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