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Medicaid for Long Term Care

Medicaid for Long Term Care

What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a federal program that helps pay medical costs for those who qualify. State governments administer the program, so some of the rules vary from state to state. Medicaid provides a number of programs for different recipients, including...

Remote Online Notarization of Estate Plans in Pennsylvania 2020

Remote Online Notarization of Estate Plans in Pennsylvania 2020

Pennsylvania has temporarily authorized notary publics to notarize documents using a state-approved audio-visual connection, rather than in person. Pennsylvania Act 15 of 2020, signed into law April 20, 2020, authorized this change and became effective on that date....

Taxes After Death

Taxes After Death

What tax returns need to be filed after someone dies? In Pennsylvania, here are the main tax returns to consider: Personal Income Tax (1040) By April 15 of the year after death, file the deceased’s final income tax return (Form 1040). If the deceased was married, it...