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LLCs and Wills

By Stephen Taylor Oast & Hook has previously examined the growing popularity of the limited liability company ("LLC") as a valuable tool for estate and business succession planners and their clients. See "Limited Liability Companies: The Entity of Choice for Estate and Business...

Oast & Hook: Taxation of Social Security Benefits

By Andrew Hook As a firm specializing in assisting retirees and their families, Oast & Hook is frequently asked by its clients how their Social Security benefits are taxed. That depends on their other income. In the worst case scenario, 85% of the benefits would be taxed. (This doesn't mean...

Oast & Hook: What Records to Keep and How Long to Keep Them

Digging through piles of records can be a frustrating task. It can take only one search to find something to raise the question: "Do I really need to keep all these documents?" While the answer may be "No," one must be careful about discarding old records. Before you do a complete...