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90-minute live streaming program
  • December 1
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Estate Planning Techniques and Considerations for the Snowbird Population

December 1

Learn how to best advise your snowbird clients on current issues related to estate planning and health care across state lines.

This topic will provide you a solid understanding of the multitude tax and legal considerations that a winter visitor will encounter, many of which are not readily apparent but can result in costly mistakes. In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic with state and local governments facing high deficits, winter visitors are likely to be tempting targets for cash-strapped states and municipalities. Advising clients to avoiding these dangers will be a very worthwhile endeavor for practitioners. Availability of health care is also a crucial issue for the elderly. Proper advice as to eligibility of Medicare and Medicaid when crossing states lines will also avoid expensive misunderstandings. The importance of updating powers of attorney to avoid wrangling over out-of-state documents will also be discussed. This material will cover all of this is valuable information for the winter visitor.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to explain the importance of domicile for state tax purposes and how it is established.
  • You will be able to discuss with your client the danger of accidentally becoming a resident of a state for state income tax purposes.
  • You will be able to explain the potential loss of the mortgage deduction for income taxes due to the increased standard deduction.
  • You will be able to recognize when crossing state lines may or may not affect eligibility for health care coverage.

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Agenda

State Income Tax Issues
  • Establishing Domicile
  • The 183 Day Rule
  • Avoiding Double Taxation at the State Level
  • SALT Limitation on Deducting State Income and Property Taxes
Mortgages Deduction
  • $750,000 Mortgage Debt Cap
  • Standard Deduction vs. Itemized Deduction
  • Moving Expense Deduction
State Estate Taxes
  • Danger of Paying in More Than One State
Estate Planning Documents
  • Problems With Out-Of-State POAs
  • Trusts for Properties in Multiple States
Health Care Planning While Crossing State Lines
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Medicaid
  • Recognition of Out-Of-State Guardianships
Requirements for Vehicle Registration in Winter State
Creditor Protection for Homesteads
Issues for Canadians Wintering in the United States
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

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  • CFP 1.5
     
  • The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. has granted 1.5 hours of continuing education credit. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate.
     
  • AK CLE 1.5
     
  • Alaska attorneys may receive 1.5 hours of continuing legal education for completing this program. Please contact the Alaska Bar Association or go to www.alaskabar.org for details regarding reciprocity with other states.
     
  • AL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Missouri Bar for 1.8 hours of CLE.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Approval pending.
     
  • ND CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been reviewed by the North Dakota Commission for Continuing Legal Education and approved for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.5 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.50 hours. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • UT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • VA CLE 1.5 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted to the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Specialized Knowledge 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of estate planning. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for attorneys, estate planners, accountants, presidents, vice presidents, CFOs, finance directors, business owners and managers, tax managers and financial planners.

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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Thomas J. Murphy

Thomas J. Murphy

Murphy Law Firm, Inc.

  • Has been an attorney since 1982 and has been practicing law in Phoenix, Arizona since 1989
  • Practice focuses on probate law, which deals with administering the estates of deceased or incapacitated persons; estate planning, which deals with wills, trusts, powers of attorney and related documents; elder law, which deals with protecting the interests of the elderly when dealing with nursing home and other health care issue as well as end-of-life issues; tax law and planning for the disabled and those with special needs
  • Written nearly 100 articles that have been published in many national and state professional journals writing on a wide variety of legal and tax matters
  • Has spoken to thousands of attorneys, accountants and financial advisors and has appeared on several local television and radio stations to discuss tax and legal issues affecting the elderly and their families
  • A sought-after panelist for numerous nationally broadcasted seminars and webcasts for elder law attorneys; was recently selected to speak at the 2018 Aging in America conference, the largest conference of its kind in the country with over 3,000 attendees
  • Served on numerous state and county bar association committees and was selected to be the State Bar representative to the Arizona Supreme Court’s Committee on Reform of Lower Jurisdiction Courts
  • One of the most experienced trial attorneys in the Southwest, having been the sole or lead counsel in over 100 jury trials; has successfully litigated cases in the United States Tax Court, the Arizona Tax Court and the Arizona Board of Tax Appeals and has represented clients before all levels of the Internal Revenue Service and Arizona Department of Revenue
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Product ID: 407043
Published 2020
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