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Jan 18, 2012 12:38PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Married couples can give away $10.2 million tax-free. But getting that tax break requires filling out a complex form within 9 months of the first death.

Dec 27, 2011 4:04PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Changes in estate and inheritance taxes at the state level will make it better -- or worse -- for families in the year ahead.

Dec 14, 2011 4:18PM on Smart SpendingBy Giselle Smith

More US adults are living together without tying the knot. What are the financial advantages and drawbacks?

Jan 31, 2011 6:04PM on Smart TaxesBy Teresa Mears

Couples who trust each other may be able to dispense with expensive estate planning tactic.

Jan 10, 2011 1:24PM on Smart TaxesBy Teresa Mears

With all the maneuvering, it's hard to keep up without a scorecard. Here are the major changes that will affect your taxes this year.

Dec 17, 2010 4:23PM on Smart TaxesBy Teresa Mears

Hedge-fund managers and affluent taxpayers mostly do well, but couples earning less than $40,000 may pay more taxes.

Dec 17, 2010 12:29PM on Smart TaxesBy Teresa Mears

The package extends many Bush-era tax breaks, including lower rates, and cuts the Social Security payroll tax from 6.2% to 4.2%.

Dec 15, 2010 7:16PM on Smart TaxesBy Teresa Mears

Current plan would exempt 40,000 estates from tax next year. Democrats say that gives too much to the wealthy.

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