Money Laundering And The Bank Secrecy Act

The Bank Secrecy Act of 1970 (BSA) was enacted to prevent white collar crimes such as money laundering, tax evasion, or other financial crimes. The BSA requires financial institutions, such as banks, credit unions, and other depository...

There May Be Relief For Your Tax Debt

When filing for bankruptcy, one of the questions often asked is whether or not tax debt is dischargeable. The long and short of it is yes and no. Yes, some tax debt is dischargeable, as long as certain requirements are met. And no, most tax debt...

Trust 101: Spendthrift Trusts

WHAT IS A TRUST? Very simply put, a trust is a device that allows your contemplated beneficiaries to skip the Court process of probate, as to the assets that you wish to have them receive directly. This saves time and money with respect to Court and attorney fees, and...