IRS Scams

You’ve heard the expression “the taxman cometh,” but can he “calleth?”  That question should be going through anyone’s mind who receives a phone call from the IRS.  Seattle-area Elder Law Attorney, Rajiv Nagaich was home one day when his wife received a call that she was being sued.  The caller identified herself as an IRS…

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Social Security and your ability to retire

Do you want to feel confident about retiring?  Participate in a retirement plan.  A strong correlation exists between participation in a retirement plan and increased confidence in the ability to retire comfortably according to a report released in March from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit research institute that focuses on…

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Preparing for probate

Anyone with property has an estate. The point of probate is to legally clarify the ownership of that property in order to distribute the title of the property when you die. Any asset that has a document to establish the identity of the owner (title to a car, deed to a house, account ownership papers…

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SSA will expedite benefits for veteran with 100% Permanent & Total Disability

Under a new program, Social Security disability claims for veterans with a VA disability compensation rating of 100 percent Permanent and Total (P&T) will be expedited according to the Social Security Administration.  To receive the expedited service, veterans must inform the Social Security Administration that they have a 100 percent Permanent and Total disability compensation…

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