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Saturday April 21, 2018

Family Limited Partnerships
Personal Planner
A family limited partnership (FLP) is usually created by a husband and wife. It has several purposes. An FLP can save...
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How to Replace Vital Documents that are Lost or Stolen
Savvy Living
Can you tell me how to go about replacing important lost documents? My wife and I recently downsized and at some point during the move we lost our Social Security and Medicare cards, birth certificates, marriage license and passports. Replacing important documents that are lost, stolen or damaged is pretty easy if you know where to turn. Here are the replacement resources for each document you mentioned, along with some tips to protect you from identity theft, which can happen if your documents end up in the wrong hands. Birth certificate: If you were born in the United States, contact the vital records office in the state where you were...
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Ten Ways to Reduce Tax Return Errors
Washington News
In IR-2018-86, the Service offered 10 tips for avoiding "common tax return filing mistakes," as the April 17 tax return deadline approaches. These apply especially to taxpayers rushing to file before the deadline. File Electronic Returns - An electronic return is substantially safer than a paper return. Tax preparation software will calculate your tax and warn you about common errors. If you are missing information, the software will prompt you to provide the missing information in order to complete the return. Paper Return - If you file a paper tax return, check www.IRS.gov and your tax form instructions for the appropriate mailing address....
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