Estate Tax Exemption at $5 Million for Two Years

Congress has passed and President Obama has signed into law the deal extending the Bush tax cuts that he struck in December with Congressional Republicans during the “lame duck” session of Congress. The legislation restores the estate tax for two years. Estates up to $5 million will be exempt from paying any federal estate tax…

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Choices for End-of Life Caregiving

There are many decisions to be made when imminent death is approaching for a loved one. Questions regarding what type of care, medical assistance and even physical location for their last days confront us. If care at home has been given, should loved ones be moved to a facility or remain at home? If in…

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No More Dental Care Under Medicaid

Supposedly the state will save over $8M dollars – but it will also lose $8M in federal matching grants. Perhaps there is some logic to this math, but it eludes me. Perhaps you can help figure out how saving $8M while losing an almost equal sum is saving money. Read The Spokesman-Review’s report »

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