Estate planning

I believe one of the most understood transition /exit planning areas for business owners is when the goal is to move it to children, or other close family members. Clients for whatever reason often think moving their business to a child or multiple heirs is just about creating an agreement, maybe including a trust, figure…

Hello, I am pleased to share some exciting news — earlier this month, my colleague, Danielle Friedman, and I (Herb Fineburg) published an article titled “The Benefits of Revocable Trusts in Estate Planning” in the Spring 2023 issue of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal for The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). As revocable trusts become increasingly common in…

Program produced by XPX South Florida. Please join XPX South Florida for the third installment of our 2022 exciting, in-depth seven-part “Lunch and Learn” series, where our Chapter’s professional advisers will discuss the exit planning strategies to be employed by a model middle market software development company with $50 million in annual revenues. In this…

These days, when we don’t know the answer to a question, we often quickly turn to the internet. When someone raises a question in a group, it’s not uncommon to hear, “Let’s Google it.” We’re launching a series of your most-Googled financial questions, answered. Up first: insurance and estate planning. Most people are familiar with these for…

This XPX New York program discusses savings vehicles and gift giving strategies to reduce state income tax burdens including: i) Non-Grantor Incomplete Gift Trusts, ii) Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts, iii) Business Interest Discounts, and much more. Our Speaker: Steven HoltPartnerMandelbaum Barrett Steven A. Holt is Chair of the Firm’s Taxation, Trusts and Estates and Charitable…

Program produced by XPX Philadelphia.  In this interactive session, Herb and Max discuss options for tax and estate planning that will ensure that the business owner can leave a legacy. The case study is based on a $40M, privately held, family owned Manufacturing Company that is planning for an exit. This next session is designed…

This is the 4th in the case study series, built around the individuals found in the Charlotte case study. This event will focus on Retirement & Estate Planning / Personal Wealth Risk Mitigation for the principal owners. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CASE STUDY FOR THE EVENT. Meet our Speakers: Jim Benedict, CPA, CFP®, CEPA®SVP…

There is a lot of uncertainty in the world today, which makes it even more important to maintain financial focus and set up your future self for success. Christen Plotkin, Financial Advisor at UBS Financial Services Inc, will share what it means to have financial focus as an emerging professional. She’ll highlight distractions you should…

Charlotte case study Intro & Discussion on pending capital gains policy changes Please join this virtual educational event. Building on the May event: We will introduce a business / owner case study scenario. This case study scenario will provide the context for the subsequent series of educational events, throughout the 2nd half of 2021 and…

Estate Planning Strategies for 2021 The sale of a business creates financial and estate planning opportunities and challenges. For many years, planners have enjoyed the increased (currently $11.7 Million) exemption, however legislation is being discussed that would drastically lower that exemption. This significant change will require new strategies to reach the financial goals our clients…

Program produced by XPX New England. Impact of Proposed Tax Increases on Business Owners:  What All Owners Need to Know Three panelists and moderator, Greg Rush discuss proposed increases and examples of how they impact an owner. Moderator: Greg R. Rush Partner Dunn Rush & Co. LLC Greg Rush is a co-founder of Dunn Rush…

Program produced by XPX Atlanta. Personal Financial and Estate Planning Prior to Selling Our “owner” Sam McGraw’s marital harmony has just tanked upon confessing the business is not going to net what he and his wife “need” for retirement. Enter the personal wealth and estate planning gurus to collaborate and explore financial realities and realistic…

Program produced by XPX DC Metro In order to prepare for what is usually the single most critically important financial and emotional decision of a business owner’s life, the transition out of their company, you must start somewhere. How then, does an owner prepare for an event that is the measure of his or her…

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  In our last article about life after the sale we discussed identity. Even when business owners are comfortable with who they are, however, there is still the nuts and bolts issue of activity. A business owner spends 20, 30, or (not uncommonly with Boomers,) 40 years focused on running a business. Unless they’ve built a substantial…

Work from anywhere has been a necessity, an epithet, an obstacle, and an opportunity over the last 3 years. To paraphrase Aristotle’s axiom about Nature (“Horror Vacui”), business abhors a vacuum. Where one occurs, it is quickly filled. Work from anywhere started as a COVID-induced necessity. During the lockdowns of 2020-2021 (and longer in some…

The Annual Government Contractor Awards celebrate Small Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) members and other government contracting organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to industry excellence. Award categories showcase companies of all sizes, plus key projects and outstanding executives. Your clients and exit prospects  in the GovCon industry can benefit from the exposure that comes…

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