Houston Estate Planning Blog

Rules that apply to non-cash charitable deductions

Rules that apply to non-cash charitable deductions

If you itemize your deductions on your tax return this year, you may want to take advantage of any charitable contributions you made in 2014.  While cash contributions are usually deductible in the amount of the contribution (as long as you didn’t receive any benefits from your contribution other than intangible benefits), the rules for […]

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Who will update your Facebook page if you die?

Who will update your Facebook page if you die?

Most people don’t think about Facebook and other social media profiles when considering the impacts of estate planning in Texas.  However, these accounts are assets that you leave behind like many other personal items.  Facebook profiles often feature pictures and personalized messages on a Timeline that have significant sentimental value for those you leave behind. […]

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