Because same-sex marriage is recognized by the federal government, same-sex couples now have access to some estate tax benefits that traditional couples have enjoyed for years. These benefits can help reduce the federal tax burden related to both estates and gift-giving.
The heirs of famous comedy team Abbott and Costello are entering their second year of being embroiled in a lawsuit that claims a playwright stole copyrighted material for his work. The so-called copyrighted material is from the comedy team's famous "Who's on First?" skit, and it was used in the play "Hand to God," which has garnered Tony Award nominations during its successful run.
Your credit report proves your worthiness for renting a house, buying a car or applying for a business loan. Yet it could be full of errors unless you check it regularly, and if you spot an error, you face a long delay in getting it corrected. If you have credit errors, you have options under the law to restore your credit and peace of mind.