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Keeping Your Balance: What estate planners might expect under Trump


President-elect Donald Trump has proposed wide-ranging changes to the nation’s tax system, which will affect virtually all Americans and their advisors. Estate planners in particular face a dramatic potential impact on their practices. Potential for federal estate tax repeal Trump ...

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Wegman foundation gives $17M to U of R

The charitable foundation created by Western New York supermarket founder Robert Wegman is giving $17 million to the University of Rochester. The university said Tuesday that it will receive $10 million for the Institute for Data Science and $7 million ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Gifts: Opinion 12-136

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics   Gifts Free Tickets Opinion 12-136 Background: The inquiring judge, who presides in a particular county, asked whether he may accept two free passes for admission to a county fair from the sponsoring local not-for-profit ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Gifts: Opinion 11-36

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Gifts Course Materials Opinion 11-36 Background: A judge who is responsible for organizing an educational program for judges sponsored by the Office of Court Administration asked whether he may permit one of the lecturers, ...

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Sotomayor still getting gifts from the public

WASHINGTON — Justice Sonia Sotomayor says she is still getting gifts more than two years after her confirmation as the Supreme Court’s first Hispanic justice, including a $6,000 “translucent composite print.” Sotomayor, confirmed to the court in 2009, revealed in ...

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Guards under investigation for accepting baseballs

WASHINGTON — Security guards at the federal courthouse in Washington are under investigation for accepting baseballs with Roger Clemens' autograph. The guards are not allowed to accept gifts from a criminal defendant.

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Some tips on using those gift cards wisely

NEW YORK CITY — It’s traditional for many to cap a long season of Christmas shopping with more shopping once the holiday has passed. They spend gift cards and cash and exchange clothes that were the wrong size, wrong color or just plain wrong.

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