Having a firm grasp of your finances is important to reducing end-of-life expenses and taxes. A CPA can help you consider different strategies to make your legacy plan happen.
This 4-minute video from Minnesota’s Taxpayer Rights Advocate Office provides tips on choosing a tax preparer. The tips are general, but they’re good advice no matter what your situation.
Like the Minnesota video, this IRS-developed list of tips for hiring a tax pro is general but helpful.
Use this searchable CPA database to find an accountant near you.
Estate planning is for every landowner. Deciding what happens to your land after you're gone is the most important step you can take as a landowner.
An estate planning attorney is critical to an effective legacy plan. These specialized lawyers can help you with legal documents such as wills, trusts, and LLCs.
Information about your land's value is crucial for appraisals and other planning tasks. A forester can help you determine what natural resources you have and how much they're worth.
Most easements are held by local non-profit groups called land trusts. The first step in getting an easement is to meet with your local land trust to see if you and they will be good fits for each other.