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November 2011 Archives

Is it wise to avoid probate?

For most people the answer is a resounding "yes", though not for the most commonly assumed reason.  Too many times for me to count, I have had clients tell me that they want to avoid probate because by doing so they will avoid estate taxes.  This is not true.  Probate and estate taxes are not linked.

An opportunity to lower your real estate tax payments

The fall of 2011 is the best time to evaluate whether your real estate tax obligations can be reduced.  In 2011, all county auditors in Ohio completed their triennial update to re-set property values for the next three years.  So, in most cases, the values set in 2011 will affect the assessed value of your home or business property for taxes payable in 2012 through 2014.

Welcome to our new website!

We are delighted to share this new website with you. We hope it highlights what we love about the firm we've created, and the many capabilities we offer our clients. Any and all feedback is welcome, so don't hesitate to contact us.

Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA

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