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Estate Planning Considerations featuring Jonathan Kukin, Chair of the Tax, Trusts and Estates Department

Jonathan Kukin, Co-Chair of the Tax, Trusts and Estates Department, was the Featured Guest Speaker for the Ort America Planned Giving Seminar on October 20th. Topics included the proposed Estate Tax reforms, the elimination or change to the step-up in basis, and so much more. In case you missed the seminar live, you can watch the […]

Bergen County’s Top Lawyers 2021

Winne Banta Basralian & Kahn, P.C. is proud that the attorneys listed below have been designated as “Bergen County’s Top Lawyers 2021,” spanning 15 areas of law, including: Business, Corporate & Commercial – Robert Kleeblatt, Gary Redish Chancery Practice – Kenneth Lehn Civil Litigation – Michael Cohen Commercial Litigation – Kenneth Lehn Education – Robert […]

ABLE Accounts – Special Savings Plans for Disabled Individuals

Modeled after 529 Savings Plans, Congress passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014. The Act allowed states to create tax-advantage savings programs for individuals with disabilities. Disabled individuals and their families can save money in these accounts without risking losing their governmental benefits (i.e. Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income). Generally, an […]

Update: New York Simplifies Powers of Attorney

On December 15, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed a law that amended New York State’s Power of Attorney law.  The new law amends New York General Obligations Law, Article 5, Title 5, and becomes effective on June 13, 2021. The New York State Bar Association advocated for these changes to make Powers of Attorney easily accessible […]