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Wills vs. Trusts: What’s the Difference?

A will is a written document expressing your wishes for disposal of your estate and can also name guardians of minor children. It becomes active after your death. A trust is a legal vehicle that holds assets and is managed … Continue reading

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Know the Basics of Business Valuations

A business valuation can serve any of several purposes, but the goal is always the same: to find out the value of your business in dollars and cents. Armed with this knowledge, you’ll never be caught off guard. Arguably, the … Continue reading

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Thinking About a Private Equity Partnership?

According to consulting firm McKinsey & Company’s annual survey of private markets, businesses raised $7.3 trillion from private markets in 2020, and 61% of those funds came from private equity. The availability of private equity investors can be good news … Continue reading

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At Tax Time, Don’t Forget the States!

Most states have a state income tax in addition to the federal income tax, and in some cases, certain localities have their own income taxes on top of those. Now is a good time to check to make sure you’re … Continue reading

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What To Know About Organ Donation

You may need an organ transplant if one of your organs fails or is damaged by disease or injury. In an organ transplant, doctors remove an organ from another person and place it in your body. Doctors must specifically match … Continue reading

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Succession Planning 101: What Is Your Exit Plan?

“What is your exit plan?” Business owners should start asking themselves this question on the day they open their doors. But they don’t. There are many reasons for this, beginning with the hope that the business will never fail. Even … Continue reading

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SSA Updates Key Numbers for 2022

The Social Security Administration reviews key numbers each year and usually makes adjustments. In a recent release, the SSA announced what is and is not changing for 2022. Here are the key changes: The maximum taxable earnings for the Social … Continue reading

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The IRS has announced the new retirement plan numbers for 2022.

The IRS has announced the new retirement plan numbers for 2022. Retirement limits for 401(k) and similar plans are up. The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan … Continue reading

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Ott Law Firm

Ott Law Firm zealously advocates for clients from all walks of life. We use cutting edge technology, litigation savvy and a dedicated strategic vision to get our clients the best possible results. Our nationwide practice has offices in St. Louis … Continue reading

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Ott Law Firm

Ott Law Firm zealously advocates for clients from all walks of life. We use cutting edge technology, litigation savvy and a dedicated strategic vision to get our clients the best possible results. Our nationwide practice has offices in St. Louis … Continue reading

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