Author Archives: Wis Laughlin

About Wis Laughlin

I help clients with tax preparation and IRS representation, estate planning, and complex contracts, including LLC's. As a former IRS tax attorney in their National Office. Law.com picked Wis in 2017 and several prior years as one of the Top Tax and Estate Lawyers in Tennessee. I am your advocate, not your accountant. I don't tell you what you can't do. I show you how to do it.

Individual Tax Savers, Oct.’18

Are you throwing away tax savings? Most new clients come in for tax preparation and miss tax benefits or fail to qualify for tax benefits because they don’t know what they need to prove. My TAX MASTERY©  report and 2018 Tax Forecast showed … Continue reading

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Real Estate Planning Oct. ’18

Less than half of Americans have a will or a trust. Read my July WealthWISe for a really short and understandable overview of estate planning and why you need it now. Now for some surprising information about real estate. REAL ESTATE TRICKS AND TRAPS: … Continue reading

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Individual Tax Planning, Sept 2018

What are you missing? Too often, unfortunately, my clients come in for  tax preparation without qualifying for tax benefits or without proof.  So be sure you have both for some of my favorite itemized deductions: medical, taxes, mortgage, investment interest, charitable. … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONARY ESTATE PLANNING

Why use my RLT Package as opposed to someone else’s. Simple. Normally estate planning is difficult and expensive. Not mine. My estate planning system is so easy and effective that it is revolutionary. Why? EASY & EFFECTIVE: EASY FOR THE … Continue reading

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MIND YOUR BUSINESS: May 2018

A reminder. As a former in-house counsel for an international software company, I can advise you on business transactions! In fact, I am working on two business sales even as we speak. TAX REFORM. Much of what I said about … Continue reading

Posted in Business Law, Taxes, What's New?

Real Estate, Investments ww2018_5

TAX REFORM Individual landlords and partners owning real estate should qualify for the new 20% deduction from Qualified Business Income. See the business article above. In the future I hope to have some examples for readers. Meanwhile Installment Sales and … Continue reading

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Mind Your Business WW2018_5

Full service: reminder. As a former in-house counsel, I can advise you on business transactions! In fact I am working on two business sales even as we speak. TAX REFORM. Much of what I said about withholding above applies as well … Continue reading

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INDIVIDUAL TAX PLANNING May 2018

Tax Reform – Trick or Treat Tax Reform is going to help most of my clients, but it is also going to have unexpected consequences for most everybody. To make taxes “easy and effective” for my clients I included a … Continue reading

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ESTATE PLANNING WW 2018_5

WHAT DID TAX REFORM DO TO YOU? Tax Reform increased the estate and gift tax exemption for individuals to $5.6 million (up from $5.49 million). So a married couple can shelter $11.2 million between them. This means 99% of my … Continue reading

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How does Tax Reform affect you in 2018?

a short summary of the 2018 tax law after Tax Reform Continue reading

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