CARRY-OVER BASIS & ESTATE TAX RETURNS FOR 2010 GET ANOTHER EXTENSION

September 14, 2011 Comments Off on CARRY-OVER BASIS & ESTATE TAX RETURNS FOR 2010 GET ANOTHER EXTENSION

by: Raymond Sheffield Two weeks ago I wrote about the unique rules for decedents dying in 2010. On Tuesday, the IRS gave another well needed extension to Fiduciaries who are responsible for filing tax returns for decedents dying in 2010. As you know, Congress changed the tax code on December 17, 2010, creating confusion and […]

Santa Clara Dean Passes Away

August 14, 2011 Comments Off on Santa Clara Dean Passes Away

Mary Emery was Dean of Admissions at the University of Santa Clara School of Law since 1985. She was one of the first three women to graduate from the law school, completing her degree in 1963. You can read a very nice tribute to her in the San Jose Mercury News. While I was a […]

SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HAS A NEW WEBSITE

July 7, 2011 10,306 comments

If you are not familiar with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation you are doing yourself and your clients a disservice. Check out their new, redesigned website at www.siliconvalleycf.org. They are an excellent resource for charitable giving information, and they provide support and administration for various charitable trusts and foundations. They also have an excellent Donor […]

If You Love San Jose

June 26, 2011 Comments Off on If You Love San Jose

Our law office is based in San Jose, California. I recently came across a wonderful blog all about San Jose. I thought you might enjoy. www.thesanjoseblog.com