Income Tax and Financial Planning Considerations in Mortgage Financing

Matthew C. King, CFP® |
Emerald GEMs

April 6, 2021—Before you decide how much to borrow for your home purchase, consider the role a mortgage can play in your overall wealth plan. With strategic mortgage financing, you could potentially enjoy certain tax benefits or perhaps leverage investment opportunities that you may otherwise miss.

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From Sea to Shining Sea: Understanding the Landscape of the State Income Taxation of Trusts and Planning to Minimize Tax Exposure

Richard W. Nenno |
Wealth Planning
Closeup woman filling form of Individual Income Tax Return,

Presented at the ACTEC 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, this article discusses the importance of planning for state income taxation of trusts.Practitioners must factor the state income tax treatment of the trusts they create for their clients into their estate planning recommendations.They must take steps to assure that the income of these trusts is not taxed by any state, or by no more than one state in any event.

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