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September 2010

Better Living This edition featuring . . . Estate Planning

Ways to make the inheritance process easier

Estate planning is necessary, practical

Elder abuse facts and figures one should know

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Ways to make the inheritance process easier CHAD NATION News Editor cnation@nonpareilonline.com (712) 325-5738

Without being too morbid, 2010 would be a good year to die, especially if you are extremely wealthy. The federal estate tax disappeared this year under the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001. “No one, including estate attorneys and financial planners, ever thought we would get to 2010 where there was no estate tax,” said Cindi Keithley, certified financial planner professional and the owner of iRetire Financial. “Mr. (George) Steinbrenner (former owner of the New York Yankees who died earlier this year) was given a heck of a gift,” she added. As a result of the 2001 act, many in the estateplanning field referred to 2010 as the year of “throw mama from the train.” But Keithley said much to the field’s surprise, congress has done nothing to change the law. “There have been changes talked about in congress and that it would be retroactive to January, but we are now past the middle of August,” she said.“Until it passes we are living under the rules in place now.” While there is no federal estate tax, the trade off is that there is a limit on capital gains tax for-

giveness on appreciated property inherited. “If your family owned a big farm that they bought in the 1930s and kept acquiring land through the 50s and 60s, under the old inheritance estate tax system set up, there was no capital gains,” Keithley said. “Now there is a limit on how much you don’t have to pay capital gains on. “That could hit more people in Iowa than an estate tax.” While the federal estate tax is on hold for the year, there is still a state inheritance tax in Iowa. “The way it works for Iowa is if you are leaving money to your children or grandchildren there is no inheritance tax and that changed in mid 90s,” Keithley said. “In general terms farther away relationship smaller amount receive before being taxed.” The inheritance tax law provides that a certain amount of property from the estate can pass to a recipient without being subject to tax, according to the Iowa Department of Revenue. This is called an exemption. The amount of the exemption is based upon the relationship of the recipient or beneficiary to the decedent. ■ There is no inheritance tax on property passing to the surviving spouse from the decedent. ■ For deaths on or after July 1, 1997, property passing to the surviving spouse is exempt. Prop-

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erty passing to parents, grandparents, greatgrandparents, and other lineal ascendants is exempt from inheritance tax. Property passing to children (biological and legally-adopted children), stepchildren, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other lineal descendants is exempt from inheritance tax. All other beneficiaries are taxed on the entire share passing to them from the estate. ■ Any other beneficiary does not receive an exemption and is taxed on the entire share passing from the estate to that person. The rate of tax paid on a recipient’s share varies based upon the relationship of the recipient to the decedent. ■ The decedent may have left property to various organizations which are charitable or non

charitable. Special tax rates apply to these organizations. ■ If all the property of the estate has a value of less than $25,000, no tax is due. ■ Insurance proceeds paid to a named benefi-

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Estate planning is necessary, practical MIKE BROWNLEE Staff Writer mike.brownlee@nonpareilonline.com (712) 325-5732

Death. People often fear it and don’t want to think about it, let alone plan for it. But according to Jack Reusch, a Council Bluffs attorney who works on estate planning, if a person doesn’t have a plan in place for where their possessions and assets will go, state statues will decide instead. “What the state plans might not always be what the person would want for themselves,” said Reusch, of Telpner, Peterson, Smith and Reusch law firm. “Estate planning is simply planning in advance.” Both Reusch and Craig Dreismeier, who does some estate planning work for his firm Hannan & Dreismeier, P.L.C., said that adults should look at estate planning as soon as possible. “I don’t know if it’s ever too early,” Dreismeier said. “I think for a married couple it’s always a good idea to have a will in place, especially if there are children.” Dreismeier said a number of issues are discussed at an estate-planning meeting, including identifying assets figuring out bills and going over family dynamics. “Then see what it is they want to do when all is said and done,” he

said. For people with a significant amount of assets a trust is advisable, Dreismeier said. “For vast majority of folks a trust isn’t necessary,” he said. “But you need a will to determine where things will go. With a will you’re in control.” In addition to where assets and possessions will be divided, deciding what will happen in the event of health problems is another issue that should be addressed. Having a plan in place for who will have power of attorney is important, Dreismeier said. “In the event something should happen to you and you can’t make decisions, a document choosing power of attorney will assist (healthcare) caregivers in who will take care of you,” he said.

In addition, a financial power of attorney will serve the same role on the money side. “Again, it’s a situation where if you’re married there’s assumptions that each spouse would have access. Sometimes that’s not the case,” Dreismeier said. “People might have separate bank accounts that need to be accessed. Financial power of attorney gives a person the choice to step in on your behalf with those situations.” Dreismeier said he and his partner C.R. Hannan, who does the bulk of the estate planning at the firm, consult a number of people on wills and trusts and the like, but not enough. “(Estate planning) probably isn’t as popular as it needs to be. More people should be looking into it,” he said.

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Lots of events going on in southwest Iowa Glenwood Senior Center We had a Salad Luncheon on August 8 as a fundraiser. We had a wide variety of salads to choose from. It was success for us and enjoyed by all. Daily Events: Mondays – coids, pitch in the afternoon, Tuesdayscoids, pitch and cribbage in the afternoon, WednesdayBridge in the afternoon, Thursdaycoids, pitch, and dominoes in the afternoon, Fridaycoids, pitch and once a month a bridge club in the afternoon. We are open Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. We serve lunch at 11:45 on Monday thru Friday. If one wants to eat with us, please call 527-4213 by 11:20 the day before. The Center’s next event will be on Glenwood’s Homecoming. This year it is October 1, 2010. We serve lunch from 11:00 to 1:00 and are open to all! Harlan Senior Center Hi from the Harlan Center. Belated birthday and anniversary wishes to the following Birthdays Robert D. Buck, Shelby 87; Joan Schneider, Westphalia 80; Neoma Anderson, ElkHorn 87; Melvin Coenen, ElkHorn 88; Helen Musich, Harlan

89; Richard Card, Harlan 84; Carolyn Spearing, Harlan 89; Millie Lesch, Shelby 80; Frank Murtaugh, Harlan 81 and RenoStofferson, Harlan 103 and anniversary wishes to Vince and Mary Ann Blum, Earling 62 years. The usual monthly activates are Crafts held Mondays and Fridays at 9:00 am. Wednesdays finds Wii Game Morning at 9:00 am and Bingo played starting at 1:15 pm. Exercise time on Fridays at 10:30 am. The Center will be closed on Monday September 6 in observance of Labor Day. Exercise time Tuesday, September 7 at 9:00 am. Thursday, September 9 at 9:30 am is the Senior Council meeting and at 6:00 pm is the Birthday and Anniversary party, there will be blood pressure checks followed by musical entertainment. Tuesday, September 14 Movie morning with The Video Place and Hy-Vee at 9:00 am and at 2:30 pm will be the Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting. Blood

pressure checks on thursday, September 16 from 11:15 to 12:00 noon. Exercise Time Tuesday, September 21 9:00 am and The Life After Loss Support Group meal meeting is at 5:00 pm. There will be an evening meal on Thursday, September 23 beginning at 6:00 pm with blood pressure checks and entertainment to be announced. There are ongoing computer classes held at the Center through West Central Community Action, the classes are FREE you just need to call Ivy or Aaron at 755-5135 to set up a time. You work at your own level or comfort wouldn’t it be great to be able to email family and friends and you are not too old to learn! The Center is planning a day trip December 3, journeying to Des Moines for the Holly and Ivy tour of Terrace Hill, the Salisbury House, tour the Botanical Gardens, evening meal and enjoy the holiday lights at WaterWorks Park. All admis-

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happy to see the people that eat with us every noon. Always have room for more, so call in and reserve the day before by 11:00 and then come to join us. The parties were fun and the entertainment was great. We appreciate our local people that donate their time to visit with us. We already have Ron Halverson coming for the Christmas party. The Luau Party in August was a success (thanks to those that make these special parties happen!) A Halloween party is being planned and these always prove to be great fun. Of course, the Christmas party for the children takes a lot of planning and getting ready for so Chris is on top of this. I am hoping to take a “day ride” again this fall just to notice the beautiful colors that appear. We can always note the harvest in the fall as the farmers finish up their work. Growing up on the farm was such a privilege for me. Sometimes I forget and start talking about “the farm” like my girls should know all about it forgetting that they grew up in Missouri Valley. They kind of give me a “blank stare” – meaning “Mother, we were

not farm girls, we only knew the city.” I know that but sometimes my memories need to be told again, and again, and again! Oakland Senior Center It’s hard to believe that the beginning of fall (and hopefully cooler weather) is just around the corner as I type this article and the weather is seething of tropical-like heat. Our next outing for the Oakland Senior Center will be on Friday, September 3rd as we carpool to Big Grove Country Inn. Owner Penny Wright will be our tour guide and lunch host. We will see her Bed and Breakfast Inn along with the hold country schoolhouse and country church that is part of the property. After the sightseeing we will be served a delicious chicken lunch, complete with gourmet dessert. If you wish to attend this trip, please call the Center at 4823353 by 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 1st. Since Penny has the property up for sale and will be leaving at the end of September, this might be your last chance to visit Big Grove Country inn under Penny’s ownership. Circle your calendars for another fabulous Merrymaker’s performance. The vivacious

and energetic Kim Eames is our musical talent for Thursday, September 9. Kim is a lively personality who performs a variety of musical selections. Reservations for the evening meal need to be called into the Center by 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 8. Our menu for the 5:00 meal is fried chicken. Kim will perform at 6:00 p.m. Newcomers to the Center enjoying the music of the Merrymakers include Ilene Grobe, Doc and LaVinna Blanchard, Shirley Phillips, Lila Fenn and Verla Fulton. Many thanks to the following for phoning, setup, cleanup, and serving for the evening meal: Frances Rollins, Lee Knudson, Dan Barnett, Bob Calhoon, Betty Cleveland, Audrey Hartje, Lois Kueger, Ilene Grobe, Marie Browning, Anne D’Angelo, Neuonia Timberman, Irene Skank and Lucille Palmer. On Wednesday, September 29 Ruby Bently will give us a tour of the newly opened Macedonia Historic Trails Museum and the Stemple Bird Museum. A tour of the Gristmill Theatre is also on the Venue. Reservations for this trip must be made by Tuesday, September at 11:00 a.m. Many thanks for the truckload (literally) of

bread, donuts, and rolls delivered by Lois and Aldon Krueger, and produce from the gardens of Dick and Louise Merkle and Norma Taylor. Attendance winner for the month are: Bob Calhoon, Better Cleveland, Neuonia Timberman, Dan Barnett and Lee Knudson. Some special days of September include: 65th Anniversary of V-J Day, Labor Day, Be Late for Something Day, Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Kiss a Bald Head Week, Read a

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Elder abuse facts and figures one should know How many of America’s senior citizens are abused in one way or another? The U.S. Department of Justice says a minimum of 1 in 9 (11 percent) have experienced some form of abuse in the past year. Are most cases reported? For every case of elder abuse, neglect, exploitation or self-neglect reported to authorities, it is estimated that at least five more go unreported. Who commits this crime? In almost 90 percent of elder abuse and neglect incidents with a known perpetrator, the offender is a family member. Two-thirds of those are adult children or spouses. How frequent is financial abuse of the elderly? This is regarded as the third-most-common type of abuse that can be substantiated after neglect and emotional and psychological abuse. Figures are surely under-reported,

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Be wary of these contacts: Phone, mail and at your door Telemarketing phone calls Telemarketers seem to be getting more aggressive and may not give up after you’ve said “no.” Two eastern Iowans have reported receiving calls about purchasing drug discount cards and identity theft protection services, telling the caller “no thanks” during the first call, yet receiving multiple calls afterwards. The additional calls have been more aggressive and even rude in their tone. The business selling ID theft protection even seemed to make a threat that they would “release” personal information about the person (thus, making them more vulnerable to ID theft). Senior Medicare Patrol did some research. Using the Better Business Bureau website, we found that the ID theft protection business is not accredited with the BBB and has complaints on record; SMP has encouraged the person who received this call to file a complaint with the BBB. You can contact Iowa’s BBB at (800) 222-1600 or online at www.bbb.org. By phone they can research a business for you or you can do your own search on their website. Knockin’ at your door Sometimes a knock at the door means your

special neighbor is back in town after vacation and you’re ready to sit down for a long visit. Sometimes a knock at the door means trouble is calling! Last year at this time, SMP received many complaints from persons who reported door to door salesman for home security companies were using deceptive sales practices. Several of these complaints are still being investigated by the Iowa Attorney General. Home security salespeople have been back in town since summer started. In northeast Iowa, citizens have contacted their sheriff’s office to report salespeople lead them to believe their company had been in touch with the sheriff and the sheriff approved the home security sales. This was not the case. There are many things to consider before you buy some product or service from a stranger at your door. But the very first thing you can do is ask

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