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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...
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...
5 Useful Features for an Asset Protection Trust

5 Useful Features for an Asset Protection Trust

When designing a trust to protect assets against nursing home spend-down, lawsuits, scam artists, undue influence from family or acquaintances, or other hazards, we use certain features over and over again. These features make the trust more user-friendly, allowing...