2012 Election: A Split Decision
The most expensive presidential race in U.S. history is now behind us, and our expectation of status quo in Washington has come to pass. What does this continuation of divided government mean for the fiscal cliff, tax policy, and equities? Northern Trusts Chief Investment Strategist, Jim McDonald and Tax Strategist, Suzanne Shier react to the U.S. election results in this latest market commentary, 2012 Election: A Split Decision.
Should you consider a GRAT this year?
Low interest rates create GRAT funding opportunities
Year-end Financial Planning
Year-end planning always involves a degree of guesswork, but the path through the balance of 2012 and into 2013 seems especially unsettled. Therefore, preparations this fall should align with long-range financial objectives.
Coming Soon in 2013: The New Medicare Taxes
January 1, 2013 will be here before you know it. Take steps now to understand how the new Medicare tax laws may impact you.
2012-2013 Tax Transitions: Navigating the Continuing Complexities of a Changing Landscape
Tax Strategist Suzanne Shier provides insights into the challenging year ahead and outlines opportunities whose deadlines are fast approaching.
Navigating the 2012 to 2013 Tax Landscape
Tax Day has come and gone, but that doesn't mean tax planning should stop. Northern Trust's Chief Fiduciary Officer Hugh Magill and Tax Strategist Suzanne Shier offer planning strategies for this uncertain economic climate and election year.
Life Driven Tax Strategies in the Midst of 2012 Federal Tax Transitions
Tax Strategist Suzanne Shier outlines the current tax strategies that have been impacted by recent legislation to help clients navigate the constantly changing tax environment.
Proposed regulations on foreign asset reporting and new form 8938 released
Northern Trust tax experts outline the new regulations and how it may impact clients with assets held at any foreign financial institution.
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